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[photo] Chimney Rock, Sierra Nevada Mountains

Date: 1880
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 14 in (51 x 36 cm)
Inscription: Appears to be signed l/r but the signature is almost unreadable in the photograph: "* Sch***r 1880"
Verso: Titled l/c: "Chimney Rock / Sierra Nevada Mts." in black brush on the canvas in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand. Priced l/l: "$50" in black brush on the canvas.
Provenance: In private collection, Minnesota; sold 24 March 2018 for $500 by Revere Auctions, Minneapolis, Minnesota, as lot 14 in "March 2018 Live Auction".
Reproductions: Revere Auctions online catalog.
Site: Unidentified.
Note: The geological feature bears some resemblence to that of Chimney Rock, French Broad Region, West Carson but there are significant differences, and the title suggests a location in the Sierras.
Identification: Title from the artist's verso inscription.
In index(es): Title list, unidentified mountain scenes, dated paintings

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