Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Index of questioned attributions


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Each of these paintings appears to be signed by Frederick Ferdinand Schafer, or for some other reason has been suggested to be attributable to Schafer, but each also has one or more characteristics that has led to a question about this attribution. Since in many cases the paintings are known only by a photograph, it is not possible to make any strong judgment, and despite the questions some of these paintings may well be by Schafer, particularly the first six. In most cases, the description of the painting explains the possible concerns. [All but the first six of these paintings are omitted from the grand tour of paintings by Schafer and most are omitted from the title and subject indexes.]
[photo]
Evening on the Lake Tahoe [2] (signed)
[photo]
[Mount Shasta 22] (signed)
[photo]
[Still Life with Watermelon and Banana] (sketch signature)
[photo]
[Still life with Fruit] (sketch signature)
[photo]
[Grand Canyon, Arizona] (sketch signature)
[photo]
Mount Shasta, California [29] (signed)
[photo]
[Mount Shasta (?)] (signed)
[photo]
[Watering the Horses] (signed)
[photo]
[Country Stream and Landscape] (signed)
[photo]
Shepherds Pass (signed)
[photo]
[Indian encampment in Yosemite Valley] (scratched signature)
[photo]
[Mount Shasta] (scratched signature)
[photo]
[Mount Rainier at Sunset] (signed "FS")
[photo]
[river scene] (signed "Schafer")
[photo]
[Indian Encampment by a Lake] (signed "Schafer")
[photo]
[River landscape with Windmill] (signed "Schafer")
[photo]
[Mountain landscape with waterfall 2] (signed)
[photo]
[Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite Valley] (sketch signature)
[photo]
[Mountain landscape] (unsigned?)
[photo]
[Indian Camp in the Forest] (unsigned)
[no photo]
[Rainy mountain in Samoa] (unsigned)
[photo]
[Three Sisters, Oregon] (unsigned)
[photo]
[A Study for Yosemite Valley] (unsigned)
[photo]
[Mount Hood] (unsigned)
[photo]
[Yosemite Valley] (unsigned)
[photo]
Mt Shasta? (unsigned)
[photo]
Tropical Landscape (unsigned)
[photo]
[Tourist Party Viewing Yosemite] (unsigned)
[photo]
Indian Camp in the Forest (no signature visible)
[photo]
[Three Sisters Wilderness, Oregon] (signed "F SHAFER")
[photo]
[Yosemite] (signed "T Hall")
[no photo]
[Yosemite] (signed but unreadable)
[photo]
[A California Landscape 2] (signed "Schafer")
[no photo]
[Landscape in Spring] (signed "Schaper")
[photo]
[The Three Sisters, Oregon] (signed "SFchafER")
[photo]
[Vernal Fall, Yosemite] (signed on verso sticker)
[photo]
[River and Mountain scene] (signed)
[photo]
[Waterfall] (signed)
[photo]
[The Three Sisters, Oregon, in Alpine Glow] (signed but with non-standard initial monogram)
[photo]
[Riders Approaching Mount Shasta (?)] (signed indistinctly; see [Two figures on horseback])
[photo]
[Yosemite Waterfall] (signed)

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