< Tour Previous

Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0687

Tour next >

[photo] Sunset on Fallen Leaf Lake
Photo credit: Christopher Queen Galleries, 2001
Date: no date reported
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm) inches
Inscription: l/l "F. Schafer"
Verso: said to be titled
Provenance: With Christopher Queen Galleries, Duncans Mills, California, October 2001. With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, 19 November 2002.
Reproductions: 19 November 2002 sale catalog 7390D, lot 8157
Citations: Personal communication
Site: Fallen Leaf Lake, just west of Lake Tahoe, was a frequent subject for 19th century west coast landscape artists.
Note: A painting with the same title was offered as lot 18 on page 2 of the catalog for a 22 September 1882 auction sale in San Francisco by George F. Lamson. A painting with the same title followed by "near Lake Tahoe" was offered as lot 129 on page 8 of the catalog of a 17 November 1885 auction in San Francisco. Unfortunately, the information in the two catalogs is not sufficient to either include or exclude the possibility that one of them is this painting.
In index(es): Title list, Lake Tahoe and environs, mountain streams through a forest, sunset scenes

Title list
Other lists
Help About the Artist Copyright Notice Schafer Catalog Home Page
Comments, corrections, or questions: Saltzer@mit.edu
Mar 10, 2024, 11:47 MDT Accessibility