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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

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[photo] Winter on the Plains
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2009
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 36 (51 x 76 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F.Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: l/c "Winter on the Plains" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand, with unusually small letters. The initial "W" appears to overlay a different letter, as if the artist had second thoughts about the title.
Provenance: Sold circa 1985 by Charles B. Tyler, Los Angeles; to private collection, southern California; sold 2 August 2016 for $3125 by Bonhams, Los Angeles, as lot 162 in sale 23421.
Reproductions: Bonhams 2 August 2016 catalog.
Citations: Personal communication with the owner, 2009.
Note: There are several other Indians in desert locales that appear to be closely related.
Identification: Title from artist's verso inscription.
In index(es): Title list, buffalo on the Great Plains, winter scenes

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