Lot 170: EDWARD WILLIS REDFIELD, (AMERICAN 1869-1965), "WINTER HARMONY" (WINTER EVENING)Platinum House
December 8, 2013
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
EDWARD WILLIS REDFIELD
"WINTER HARMONY" (WINTER EVENING)
Signed and dated 'EW Redfield 1936' bottom right; inscribed in pencil 'Winter Evening' 'Redfield' and '#125-A' on stretcher verso, also with unidentified label verso, oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.3 x 101.6cm)
/spanThe Estate of the Artist.
Private Collection, New Jersey.
Acquired from the above.
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
"Exhibition of Paintings and Crafts by Edward W. Redfield." Woodmere Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. November 1-22, 1959, no. 46 (as "Winter Evening").
"Edward Redfield: First Master of the Twentieth Century Landscape." Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania. September 20, 1987 - January 10, 1988, no. 42.
Thomas Folk, Edward Redfield: First Master of the Twentieth Century Landscape. Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania. 1987. no. 42, illus. pg. 97.
J.M.W. Fletcher, Edward Willis Redfield: An American Impressionist. JMWF Publishing, Lahaska, Pennsylvania. 1996. pg. 196.
Painting is in excellent original condition with the exception of two minor losses. The smaller just above and left of the signature, the larger just to the top left of center-right rock in river.
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