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[photo] [Sentinel Rock, Yosemite 3]
Photo credit: William K. Dick, 1974
Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F Schafer", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: said to be no inscription
Provenance: Offered in 1974 by Jim Finlinson Antiques, Berkeley, California.
Reproductions: William K. Dick photo #110 (color, 1974)
Site: A view to the West, of Sentinel Rock in Yosemite Valley, California, from the Glacier Point trail.
Description: On the left, the brownish-grey pointed rock rises, then drops in a steep cliff to the bottom of a deep canyon. Another cliff in the hazy distance carries the horizon across to the right edge of the scene. The silhouette of an intermediate cliff has two tall spire-like points. Below the rock is a small grove of dark green conifers standing at the far edge of a clearing. At the right of the clearing is a bright white boulder with a jagged brown line crossing it. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.
In index(es): Title list, Yosemite Valley--Sentinel Rock

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