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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 53

    Edward Willis Redfield (1869-1965)

    Christmas Morning

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Edward Willis Redfield (1869-1965)
    Christmas Morning
    signed 'E.W. Redfield.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    32¼ x 40 in. (82 x 101.6 cm.)
    Painted circa 1932.


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

    Provenance

    Mrs. Henry Lang.
    Gift to the present owner from the above, 1935.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    Literature

    Montclair Art Museum, The American Painting Collection of the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, 1977, p. 112, illustrated.
    M.S. Kushner, A. Anreus, M. Grzesiak and V. Wageman, Three Hundred Years of American Painting: The Montclair Art Museum Collection, New York, 1989, p. 170, no. 376, illustrated.
    J.M.W. Fletcher, Edward Willis Redfield, 1869-1965: An American Impressionist, His Paintings and the Man Behind the Palette, Lahaska, Pennsylvania, 1996, n.p., no. 166.


    Exhibited

    Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, 1932-33.
    New Hope, Pennsylvania, North Gallery, Paintings by Daniel Garber and Edward W. Redfield, October 9-27, 1935.