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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

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[photo] Evening on Donner Lake, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California [1]
Photo credit: Braarud Fine Art, La Conner, Washington
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 36 in (51 x 91 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F. Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: said to be "Ev. on Donner Lake/Sierra Nevada Mts. Ca."; on stretcher "On Donner Lake".
Provenance: In private collection, Vancouver, British Columbia; {iap record] offered in 2001 by Braarud Fine Art, La Conner, Washington, inventory V030; sold 12 December 2001 for $8,813 by Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, as lot 5162 in sale 7274D, "American and California Paintings". In private collection, Orinda, California, by 2003; Sold 8 June 2004 for $4348 by Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco as lot 4178 in sale 7544D.
Reproductions: 12 December 2001 sale catalog; Bonhams & Butterfields 10 December 2003 sale catalog.
Citations: Inventory of American Paintings… record 67530183
Site: unidentified view of Donner Lake, near Lake Tahoe
In index(es): Title list, Indian encampments as incidental subjects, lake cove scenes, Lake Tahoe and environs

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