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EDWARD WILLIS REDFIELD (1869-1965)
Monhegan Fishing Boats
signed 'EW Redfield.' (lower right)--signed again and inscribed with title (on a label affixed to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
26 x 31 ¾ in. (66 x 80.6 cm.)
Painted in 1928.

PROVENANCE
The artist.
Estate of the above.
Lee Hume, grandson of the artist.
Grand Central Art Galleries, Inc., New York.
Lillian Koch, Bernardsville, New Jersey.
Christie's, New York, 23 May 1990, lot 199, sold by the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.

EXHIBITED
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Newman Galleries, Edward Willis Redfield: A Retrospective of His Work, October 23-November 30, 1968.
Allentown, Pennsylvania, Allentown Art Museum; Youngstown, Ohio, Butler Institute of American Art, Edward Redfield: First Master of the Twentieth Century Landscape, September 20, 1987-April 2, 1988, p. 87, no. 32, illustrated.

LITERATURE
J. Curtis, W. Curtis, F. Lieberman, Monhegan: The Artist’s Island, Camden, Maine, 1995, p. 163, illustrated.
J.M.W. Fletcher, Edward Willis Redfield (1869-1965), An American Impressionist: His Paintings and The Man Behind the Palette, Lahaska, Pennsylvania, 1996, pp. 48, 139, 149, 170, no. 438, fig. 11, illustrated.
J.M.W. Fletcher, Edward Willis Redfield, An American Impressionist (1869-1965): The Redfield Letters, Seven Decades of Correspondence Plus 426 Photographs of His Paintings in Two Volumes, vol. 1, Lahaska, Pennsylvania, 2002, p. 200, no. 92, illustrated.
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