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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0828

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[photo] [House, cattle, and geese by a river]
Photo credit: Family member's photograph, 2022
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 22 x 36 in (56 x 91 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/l "F.Schafer", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand, sloped slightly backwards, a dot over the "a", underlined.
Verso: No inscriptions.
Provenance: By descent within the family through two generations to private collection, West Plains, Missouri; sold circa 1970 to private collection, West Plains, Missouri.
Citations: Personal communications with family members, 2007 and 2022.
Note: The style of the farmhouse and the thatched roof on the adjacent shed suggest that the scene is European rather than American, and may have been painted in Germany before Schafer emigrated to the United States.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.
In index(es): Title list, cabins, farmhouses, and similar structures, foreign scenes

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