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[photo] [Mount Shasta, California 10]

Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 16 x 32 in (41 x 81 cm)
Inscription: l/r "FSchafer." in the rounded sketch hand
Verso: said to be no inscription
Provenance: With David's Antique Shop, San Francisco; to private collection, San Francisco, c. 1971; with Carlson Gallery, San Francisco, 1983. With private collection, Oakland, c. 1998; with Stillwell House Antiques, Manalapan, New Jersey, 2004.
Exhibited: Stillwell House Antiques World-Wide Web posting, 2004
Reproductions: William K. Dick photo #162 (color, 1971),
Site: Appears to be Mount Shasta, California, viewed from the South, with Shastina on the left, through an unidentified broad river valley.
Description: Snow-covered peaks are capped in grey, standing against a cloudy sky; a low range in front of the peaks is a dusty beige in color. A hillside to the left contains sparse fir trees, while the hillside to the right has brush growing between large boulders. A large brown and grey boulder stands near the center in front of two ponds along the river; on a point that separates the two ponds stands a small broadleaf tree silhouetted against the further pond. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title, based on paintings of the same scene that were titled by the artist.
In index(es): Title list, Mount Shasta and Shastina

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