Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

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(8) Announcement of the sale of 65 Schafer paintings in San Francisco

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Image credit: California Digital Newspaper Collection.

Related images: (1) Notice of Schafer exhibition at 19th Mechanics Fair.
(2) Republication of the above notice in an Alameda newspaper.
(3) Report that the 1884 Mechanics' Fair paintings will be sold at auction.
(4) Another, very brief report that Schafer paintings will be sold at auction.
(5) An advertisement of the auction.
(6) A slightly different advertisement of the auction.
(7) A news report of the auction.
(8) Another announcement of this auction, citing 65 paintings.
(9) A daily auction list that includes the auction.
(10) A last-minute news reminder of the auction.
(11) A report after the auction, giving some prices.

Information about this image:
Original: Published Wednesday, 17 September 1884, in the (San Francisco) Daily Alta California 37, 12575, page 1, column 3.
Adjustments: Image digitally contrast-enhanced and sharpened. Image contains ICC color profile.
Note: A nearly identical announcement also appeared the following day. Except for "Moonrise in Ross Valley", all of the titles listed here are also in the list of paintings exhibited at the Mechanics' Institute Nineteenth Industrial Exhibition, but since Schafer exhibited only 30 paintings at that fair, he must have added at least 35 more paintings for this sale. The catalogue mentioned has not been located. This announcement is part of a public relations campaign consisting of at least ten newspaper notices, reports, and advertisements. The clippings are numbered (1) through (10).
Calibration: Targets

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