Room in Brooklyn1932 by Edward Hopper

"Excuse me, but am I the only person here who thinks that the image of Mrs. Bates, alone in her rocking chair, sitting in a window of the Bates Mansion, might owe some of its mood to Room in Brooklyn? The ennui of the scene evokes Norman's own boredom, as a man isolated, solitary and trapped in a world not of his choosing, looking out on a maddeningly unchanging landscape." (
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