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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

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[photo] [Mountain Valley] (sketch)
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2016
Date: undated
Medium: watercolor on unknown support
Size: 9 x 20 in (23 x 51 cm)
Inscription: none
Verso: said to be an oval studio stamp with the words "Frederick Schafer / Scenic Artist".
Provenance: The artist; by descent in 1927 to the artist's daughter, Eda (Schafer) Hughes Freitas, Oakland, California; by descent in 1935 to the artist's grandson, Frederick Otto Hughes, Sacramento, California; by gift circa 1982 to the artist's great-grandson, Melvyn Frederick Hughes, Tucson, Arizona; sold January 2016 to private collection, Tucson, Arizona. With Uno Langmann Limited, Vancouver, B.C. in 2020, included in inventory #j19462. (The provenance before the January 2016 sale is based on October 2015 e-mails from and telephone conversations with Melvyn Frederick Hughes. The exact trail of ownership within the family is uncertain.)
Citations: Personal communications with Melvyn Frederick Hughes in 2015 and 2016, with the 2016 collector in 2017, and with Uno Langmann Limited in 2020.

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