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[photo] [Travellers in a mountain landscape]
Photo credit: Nancy Ferreira, Christopher Queen Galleries
Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: said to be no inscription
Verso: said to be no inscription
Provenance: Sold 17 September 1986 for $413 by Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco as lot 4233 in sale 3712P/P2, to Christopher Queen Galleries, Duncans Mills, California, record 235; as of 12 May 1987 in private collection, Duncans Mills, California.
Reproductions: Butterfield & Butterfield 17 September 1986 sale catalog; Christopher Queen Galleries photograph (color)
Description: A high country landscape with widely separated trees and a snow-capped mountain peak--actually a double-peak--in the distance at the center. Two riders follow a trail through a shadow in a U-shaped cut through a slope on the right above a river which flows far below on the left. Three tall, sparsely branched pines stand at the right edge, two more near the trail, and two more farther along down the slope. The foreground is mostly low green shrubbery, the middle regions are grey and rocky, and the distance hazy; the sky is blue. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin, as used in the 1986 sale catalog. The photographs are of the same painting.
In index(es): Title list, Mount Hood

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