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lower right: E. W. REDFIELD

Provenance

The artist [1869-1965]; purchased by George M. Oyster, Jr. [1849-1921], Washington;[1] his estate; bequest 21 January 1924 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1921
Eighth Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 18 December 1921 - 22 January 1922, no. 52.
1950
Loan to display with permanent collection, Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, 15 June - November 1950, no catalogue.
1978
The American Landscape Tradition, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 31 January - 31 August 1978, unpublished checklist.
1984
The Pennsylvania School of Landscape Painting: An Original American Impressionism, Allentown Art Museum, Pennsylvania; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania; Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 16 September 1984 - 1 September 1985, fig. 1:7.
1993
Loan for use by the Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, 1993-1995.
1998
The Forty-fifth Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907–1998, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 17 July - 29 September 1998, unnumbered catalogue.
2003
The Impressionist Tradition in America, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 19 July 2003 - 18 October 2004, unpublished checklist.
Bibliography
1924
Brigham, Gertrude Richardson. "Art and Artists of the Capital." The Washington Post (15 June 1924): A:3.
1925
Wheeler, Charles V. Redfield. Washington, D.C., 1925: repro.
1935
Wilson, Vylla Poe. "Fourteenth Biennial Exhibition Focuses Art World's Eyes on Corcoran Gallery Here [exh. review]." The Washington Post (3 March 1935): SA:5.
1962
Perlman, Bennard B. The Immortal Eight: American Painting from Eakins to the Armory Show. New York, 1962: repro.
1973
Phillips, Dorothy W. A Catalogue of the Collection of American Paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Vol. 2: Painters born from 1850 to 1910. Washington, 1973: 80.
1996
Fletcher, J. M. W. Edward Willis Redfield 1869-1965: An American Impressionist, his Paintigns and the Man behind the Palette. Lahaska, Pennsylvania, 1996: 25, 28 repro., 174.
2002
Fletcher, J. M. W. Edward Willis Redfield 1869-1965: An American Impressionist, the Redfield Letters Seven Decades of Correspondence Plus. 2 vols. Lahaska, PA , 2002: 1: 199 repro., 210-211.
2003
Berlow, Ellen, J. "Delware's Rediscovered Artist [exh. review]." Delmarva Quarterly (Winter 2003): 15, 17 repro.
2011
Cash, Sarah, ed. Corcoran Gallery of Art : American Paintings to 1945. Washington, 2011: 313, repro.