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[photo] In the foothills, near Sausalito, California

Medium: oil on canvas, lined
Size: 18 x 30 in (46 x 76 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F.Schafer", in the artist's block-letter hand
Verso: said to be "In the Foothills, Near Sausalito, California" before lining
Provenance: With Stillwell House Antiques, Manalapan, New Jersey, November 2004. With Gene Shapiro Auctions LLC, New York City, 12 November 2005. With Trinity International, Stamford, Connecticut, 21 April 2007. With Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, 6 April 2008; to private collection, Boulder Creek, California.
Reproductions: 12 November 2005 on-line sale catalog, lot 201; 21 April 2007 on-line sale catalog, lot 170; 6 April 2008 on-line sale catalog, lot 2383.
Note: 1. The 12 November 2005 auction sale was advertised simultaneously by Trinity International and by Gene Shapiro Auctions LLC. It appears that the actual auctioneer was Gene Shapiro Auctions LLC. 2. The 2004, 2005, and 2007 sale reports all mention the verso title. The 2008 sale is the first to report the painting as lined and with a new, descriptive title. At that sale there was a plaque on the frame giving yet another title.
Identification: The 2004 description matches the photographs of the 2005, 2007, and 2008 sales.
Other title(s): [View of the Sausalito Coast] (Clar's Auction Gallery); [Sausalito, Marin County] (plaque on frame in 2008)

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