American Art
February 12, 2019



American Art

February 12, 2019

Edward Willis Redfield

American (1869-1965)

Woodland Brook

Price Realized: $168,750


Includes Buyer's Premium


Estimate: $60,000-$90,000

oil on canvas
signed lower right

sight: 25 x 31 inches
signed Frederick Harer frame: 33 x 38 3/4 inches

Condition: excellent

Provenance: The Karlin Collection

Woodland Brook, ca. 1915 was executed near Redfield’s home north of New Hope, Pennsylvania. Painted en plein air and in a single session, this work captures the sublime light of a sunny winter day. Known for his masterful snow-covered landscapes, Redfield braved the cold and the challenges of freezing paint to create his uniquely American Impressionist scenes. A work titled Woodland Brook, most likely the present painting, was shown at the Special Exhibition of Work by Edward Redfield and Others: Art Institute of Chicago (including paintings by Redfield, J.W. Alexander, W. Irvine, M. Sterne, and sculpture by C. Beach), December 12- 1916- January 2, 1917, cat. no. 131.

This painting will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné on Redfield by Dr.
Tom Folk.

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