The painting is like the blood of the Artist.It is magic, inspiration, dedication and above everything is a lot of Love.This painting was done byEdward Hopper painted at The Art Institute of Chicago in 1942. The First Time size of the painting is 30 x 60 inches, and canvas with Oil Paints. Edward Hopper's use of color, shadowing, depth, and the placing of the viewers perception to the painting, give the viewer the feel that if we were there.The painting has only two characters, the painter and his subject. The painter is thought to be a self-portrait of the artist, though the face is not visible. The subject is the Muse of History, Clio. A number of the items shown in the artist's studio, the location of the painting, are thought to be out of place.