1942 oil on canvas painting by Edward Hopper

Nighthawks is an oil painting. It was painted by American realist painter Edward Hopper in 1942. The picture shows two people sitting in a diner late at night. It is Hopper's most famous work. It is one of the most recognizable paintings in American art. Within months of its completion, it was sold to the Art Institute of Chicago for $3,000. It hangs in the Institute.

ArtistEdward Hopper
TypeOil painting
Dimensions84.1 cm × 152.4 cm (​33 18 in × 60 in)
LocationArt Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois