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[photo] Morning in the Adirondacks [1]
Photo credit: Christopher Wilson, courtesy of Hallie Ford Museum of Art
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 35 in (50 x 90 cm)
Inscription: l/r, said to be "F. Schafer" (illegible in photograph)
Verso: l/r, "Morning in the Adirondacks"
Provenance: With Bush's Antiques, Lincoln City, Oregon in 1996, to Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, Salem, Oregon, 5 September 1996, acquisition #SPGAF96.02.
Exhibited: As of summer, 1999, displayed in the general collections gallery of the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, Willamette University, second floor.
Description: A hazy central hill, somewhat resembling Mount Tamalpais in Marin County, California, stands above a series of ridges and a river at the left center that is nearly calm. The banks are lined with broadleaf trees; the nearest bank on the right is a flat clearing with a hillock of brush at the center front of the painting. There are two figures in a canoe or small boat on the right bank, one figure stands, the other sits. (From a color photograph.)

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