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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0990

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[photo] On Slate Creek, California [3]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: reported to be 31 x 21 in (may include frame, with actual size 30 x 20 in)
Inscription: l/l "F.Schafer." in the artist's characteristic block letter hand
Verso: l/c in black brush "on Slate Creek / Cal." in the artist's characteristic block letter hand
Provenance: "From a private collection in Michigan."; offered 4 September 2014 by Fox Auctions, Vallejo, California, as lot 513 (not sold) and then sold for $500 (hammer) on 30 May 2015 as lot 568.
Reproductions: Fox Auctions 4 Sept 2014 and 30 May 2015 sale catalogs.
Site: Probably the Slate Creek in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Note: The hat and beard of the fisherman suggest that the figure may be intended to represent John Muir.
Identification: Title from verso inscription.
In index(es): Title list, fishing scenes, mountain streams through a forest

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