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[photo] [Sentinel Rock, Yosemite Valley 7]

Medium: oil on academy board
Size: 9.5 x 12.5 in (24 x 32 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F.Schafer", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: Partial gummed sticker of F. W. DEVOE & CO. (a New York City seller of artist's supplies); no other inscription visible in reproduction
Provenance: In private collection by 2000; sold 11 December 2005 for $1500 by Burchard Galleries, St. Petersburg, Florida, as lot 1234 in "Estate Antiques and Fine Art" Auction.
Reproductions: 11 December 2005 on-line catalog (color).
Citations: Personal communication with the owner, July 2000
Note: Despite the alternate title, Half Dome is not apparent in the reproduction of the painting.
Legend: Said to have been purchased by a great aunt of the 2000 collector while visiting California around 1900.
Other title(s): Half Dome from the Merced (Burchard Galleries)
In index(es): Title list, Yosemite Valley--Sentinel Rock

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