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[photo] [Mountain peak 3]

Medium: oil on paper
Size: sight 13.5 x 9 in (34 x 23 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F. Schafer" in white, in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: said to be "186" in pencil, 3" high figures, unknown hand, on the covered back. Said to be no inscription on the back of the paper support.
Provenance: Offered September 1998 by William A. Karges Fine Art, Carmel, California. Offered 3 December 1999 via eBay by "sondraxp", Carmel, California. Acquired February 2000 by private collection, Mendocino, California.
Description: A tall, snow-covered mountain stands a little to the left of center under a hazy sky, across a lake on the left with two low ranges of hills on the other side. Three white birds are in the air over the lake. Three large boulders decorated with bits of green vegetation lie in the lower right corner of the painting, a downed snag lies across the boulders with its tip extending into the lake. Behind the boulders are two tall, sparse conifers. The forest on the far side of the lake is mixed evergreen and deciduous trees. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.
In index(es): Title list, unidentified mountain scenes

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