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Edward Willis Redfield

Garden, Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Property of an American Corporation

Edward Willis Redfield

Edward Willis Redfield

Garden, Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Garden, Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Property of an American Corporation

Edward Willis Redfield

1869 - 1965

Garden, Boothbay Harbor, Maine


signed E.W.REDFIELD. (lower right)

oil on canvas

21 1/4 by 26 1/4 inches

(54 by 66.7 cm)

Painted circa 1920-30.


This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Edward Redfield's work being compiled by Dr. Thomas Folk.

The canvas is unlined and the tacking edges are covered with brown tape. There is some isolated surface cracking in the areas of thicker impasto. Under UV: although some pigments fluoresce they appear to be the artist's original work.


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The artist

(likely) Gustave Etra, Pennsylvania, 1948

R.H. Love Galleries, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1990

Dr. Richard Perritt, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1990 (acquired from the above)

Estate of the above (sold: Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, Illinois, March 14, 1993, lot 21, as Garden Boothbay Harbor, Michigan)

Acquired by the present owner in 1996