|Dimensions||84.1 cm × 152.4 cm (331⁄8 in × 60 in)|
|Location||Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois|
Nighthawks is an oil painting. It was painted by American realist painter Edward Hopper in 1942. The picture depicts two people sitting in a diner late at night. It is Hopper's most famous work and 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.