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[photo] [Yosemite Valley with fisherman] (sketch)
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2023
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 10 x 14 in (25 x 36 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/r, "F. SchaFer", underlined, in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand.
Verso: Said to be no inscriptions.
Provenance: Sold for about $100 in 2022 by an unidentified antique store in Maine; gift in 2023 to private collection, Ulster County, New York.
Citations: Personal communications with the owner, 2023
Site: Uncertain, but appears to be Yosemite Valley from the valley floor, with the Merced River in the center, El Capitan on the left, and Sentinel Rock high in the background on the right.
Note: An incorrect plaque on the frame reads "Frederick Schaffer".
Identification: Assigned title based on similarity to other similar sketches of Yosemite by Schafer.
In index(es): Title list, Yosemite Valley--classic view

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