Cape Elizabeth Light, in Cape Elizabeth, Maine was painted by American realist painter Edward Hopper in the summer of 1927. I felt fortunate to obtain permission to visit the grounds some 80 years later. Today the Victorian house is a private residence, and the tower is under the care of the American Lighthouse Foundation. Much has changed since Hopper’s time. The house has been extensively remodeled and the once-barren hillside is now layered with fine homes. Still, it was easy to be taken back to Hopper’s time as I sketched and photographed this classic lighthouse in the morning light. The tower and house dominates my composition so I have kept the sky simple, but I have detailed the low-tide rocks of Casco Bay and distant Cushing Island that provided the depth I was seeking. Maine’s coastal Rugosa roses added a lively final touch.
These square shaped New England lighthouse prints gives the art a smart, modern feel
The versatile 8" x 8" size looks sharp as an accent piece or in a grouping
The colors are bold and striking with a solid ink coverage reminiscent of silk- screen printing
Limited to 500 prints (not numbered) by year of creation
Offset Lithograph printed on archival paper with UV fade-resistant inks
Certificate of Authenticity
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