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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0857

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[photo] Silver Lake below Lake Tahoe, California

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand.
Verso: Said to have been titled before lining.
Provenance: In private collection, Bend, Oregon, by 2007; to private collection, Boulder Creek, California, 2008.
Citations: Personal communications with a dealer and an owner, 2008.
Note: There are a half-dozen bodies of water named "Silver Lake" in California. Although this painting adds "near Lake Tahoe", that location is unconfirmed.
Identification: Title based on reported but now covered verso inscription.
In index(es): Title list, Lake Tahoe and environs, miscellaneous other well-known landmarks

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