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[photo] [After the day's fishing, road through the redwoods]

Date: 1884
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/l "Schafer 84", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Provenance: Sold 13 December 1984 for $660 by Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, as lot 1698 in sale 3492P.
Reproductions: Butterfield & Butterfield 13 December 1984 sale catalog.
Description: A very open scene, mostly sky. A figure strolls down a rutted path directly toward the viewer, about to enter the shadow of two large redwood trees that fill the right side of the picture. On the left, more distant redwoods and a listing broadleaf tree provide a frame. (There are some objects in the center background, but the photograph is too indistinct to allow identification.) (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin, as found in the sale catalog.
In index(es): Title list, forest path scenes, dated paintings

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