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Painting record FFSd0277

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[no photo] [Seascape with moonlit rocks]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: approx 12 x 18 in (30 x 76 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: no inscription
Provenance: with Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, 16 July 1996
Citations: 16 July 1996 sale 6460W lot 10170
Description: A very dark painting with a bright moon hanging in a grey sky above brownish clouds. On the left in the distance a lighthouse stands on a point beyond a dark, blue-green sea heavy with surf. On the right are large rocks. On the horizon below the lighthouse are the sails of two boats. (From the painting, 12 July 1996.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin.
In index(es): Title list, coastal and marine scenes, moonlight nocturnes and other scenes showing the moon

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