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Hopper Puzzle ALMOST Finished March 15, 2018

Filed under: Art,Art works,Edward Hopper,Jigsaw Puzzles — Janet @ 4:51 pm

IMG_5409  that last piece doesn’t fit!!  also there is some juggling to do with the 2 edge pieces

the all black section took a long time and much juggling of the pieces

Later in the day –   IMG_5412  FINISHED


Edward Hopper Puzzle – Chop Suey March 12, 2018

Filed under: Edward Hopper,Jigsaw Puzzles — Janet @ 10:28 pm

IMG_5398  Will I ever finish this puzzle? – it was relatively easy and enjoyable to do the first 900 pieces.  The final 100 are DIFFICULT AND SLOW.


Edward Hopper Paintings And Puzzles February 26, 2018

Filed under: Art,Art works,Artists,Edward Hopper,Jigsaw Puzzles — Janet @ 5:50 pm



Another Edward Hopper Painting January 27, 2018

Filed under: Art,Art works,Artists,Edward Hopper,Jigsaw Puzzles — Janet @ 3:32 am

edward_hopper_gas  Wouldn’t this make a wonderful jigsaw puzzle?  I wish.


Hopper Painting Puzzle Finally Finished January 16, 2018

Filed under: Art,Artists,Edward Hopper,Jigsaw Puzzles — Janet @ 12:37 am

IMG_5028    This is the puzzle.  Unfortunately something has happened to my photo of the finished puzzle.  Do I blame the cat yet again?


Another Jigsaw Puzzle December 31, 2017

portrait of orleans

An Edward Hopper painting – Portrait of Orleans


IMG_5027  Of course Katerina has to participate


Another Favorite Painting January 25, 2016

Filed under: Artists,Edward Hopper,Memories,New York City — Janet @ 6:28 pm

Hotel Room in New York, Edward Hopper, 1932

edward hopper room in new york 1932


I like Edward Hopper’s paintings, partly because they make me think of situations or incidents in my own life.  This painting reminds me that for a number of years my father lived in the Hotel Lexington during the week and commuted home to Boston for weekends.  My mother (and other members of the family) occasionally had the treat of being with him in New York.  I can remember eating at Schraffts, going to Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, my father’s office on Church Street, the melody “I’m always chasing rainbows………