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[photo] Moonrise in the Lava Beds / Arizona
Photo credit: Collector's photograph, 2023
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 24 x 16 in (41 x 61 cm)
Inscription: signed l/l, "F. Schàfer" in the artist's characteristic block-printing hand.
Verso: l/c, "Moonrise in the Lava Beds / Arizona" in the artist's characteristic block-printing hand.
Provenance: Acquired long ago; by descent to private collection, near Denver, Colorado.
Citations: Personal communication with the collector, July 2023.
Site: Unidentified, but possibly the lava beds near Sunset Crater, a few miles northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona.
Legend: The painting has been in the family "forever", at least three generations.
Identification: Title from the verso inscription.
In index(es): Title list, Indian encampments as primary subjects, Indians in desert locales, moonlight nocturnes and other scenes showing the moon, Mount Hood

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