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GRANVILLE REDMOND (1871-1935)

 
At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years. At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years. At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years. At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years. At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years. At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years. At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years. At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years. At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years. At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”
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<br>"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years.
The Evening Desert190341 x 49 in.(104.14 x 124.46 cm) oil on canvas
Provenance
Santa Fe Railway Collection, 1903 Commission
Emery Gellert, circa 1945
Anne Vida, Santa Monica Canyon, California, 1955
Edenhurst Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
Private Collection California, 2000
Literature
Bertha C. Crowell, “Granville Redmond: Landscape Painter Who Cannot Hear nor Speak,” Los Angeles Herald, November 15, 1903
Scott A. Shields and Mildred Albronda. Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette, 2020
At the start of the 20th century, Granville Redmond traveled to Arizona and New Mexico to paint scenes for the Santa Fe Railroad. This painting depicts an expansive desert landscape with two Native Americans at a campfire. A Los Angeles Herald journalist who visited Redmond's studio in 1903 called this painting a “jewel set in dull gold.”

"The Evening Desert" is included in the 2020 exhibition at the Crocker Art Museum: "Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette." It is the largest retrospective of Redmond’s work ever assembled and the first retrospective for the artist in over 30 years.
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