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[photo] [River landscape with cows] (sketch)
Photo credit: Family member's photograph, 2022
Medium: Oil on board
Size: 6 x 12 in (15 x 30 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/r with the monogram "FS" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand.
Verso: No inscriptions.
Provenance: By descent within the family through two generations to private collection, West Plains, Missouri; sold circa 1970 to private collection, West Plains, Missouri.
Citations: Personal communications with family members, 2007 and 2022.
Attribution: The monogram signature is unusual but the composition, style, brushwork, palette, and overall appearance suggest strongly that this painting is by Frederick Schafer. The small size and rough finish suggest that it is a field sketch rather than a studio painting.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.
In index(es): Title list, pastoral and rural scenes, sketches

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