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[photo] Eddy's Peak, Northern California
Photo credit: Mark Traugott, 2015
Medium: oil on canvas, lined
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "FSchafer", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand, initials conjoined in a monogram
Verso: said to have been "Eddy's Peak - Northern California" before lining
Provenance: Sold in 1971 by Willoughby-Toschi Gallery, San Francisco, to private collection, Northern California; sold 4 August 2015 as lot 7 for $2500 by Bonhams, Los Angeles.
Reproductions: Bonhams 4 August 2015 sale 22419 catalog
Site: Eddy's Peak, now known as Mount Eddy (elevation 9038 feet), is located about 15 miles southwest of Mount Shasta.
Note: A painting with the title Eddy's Peak, Upper Sacramento River was offered as lot 69 on page 6 in the catalog of a 17 November 1885 auction in San Francisco but there is not enough information in that catalog to either include or exclude the possibility that it is the same painting.
Identification: Title from reported verso inscription.
In index(es): Title list, miscellaneous other well-known landmarks

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