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[photo] Point Bonita Lighthouse near San Francisco, California

Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/r "F. Schafer." and underlined, in the artist's characteristic block-lettering hand.
Verso: l/r "Point Bonita Lighthouse / near San Francisco / Cala." in black brush on the canvas, in the artist's characteristic block-lettering hand. The word "Lighthouse" is both darker and slightly misaligned, suggesting that it was an afterthought.
Provenance: Sold in 2006 by Christopher Queen Galleries, Duncans Mills, California, to Gordon and Joan Spencer, Nordland, Washington; sold 21 October 2014 for $4800 by John Moran Auctioneers, Inc., Pasadena, California, as lot 173 in California & American Fine Art sale.
Reproductions: Dealer's photographs
Site: Point Bonita is the north head of the Golden Gate, the entrance to San Francisco Bay.
Identification: Title from the artist's verso inscription, abbreviations expanded.
In index(es): Title list, coastal and marine scenes, moonlight nocturnes and other scenes showing the moon

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