Freeman’s is offering two outstanding works by Pennsylvania Impressionist Edward Willis Redfield depicting scenes of Centre Bridge in theirr upcoming auction American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists. When Edward Willis Redfield and his family settled in the charming environs of Centre Bridge, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the Delaware River in 1898, he surely could not have known that in doing so he was laying the foundation for one of the great American Art colonies—the ‘New Hope School.’ As a plein air artist—one who paints outside in the elements, rather than in the studio—he soon became a familiar figure in the vicinity, trudging through the snow to set up a canvas (often by strapping it to a tree), energetically capturing the landscape in front of him with his vigorously bold brushwork and rich impasto. Redfield’s charismatic presence soon attracted many other artists to the area, including Georg

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