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[photo] Sentinel Rock, Yosemite Valley [6]
Photo credit: Braarud Fine Art, LaConner, Washington
Medium: oil on canvas, back covered
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "FSchafer", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand, initials conjoined in a monogram
Verso: l/r "Sentinel Rock/Yosemite Valley" in black brush on the canvas, successive letters fading, in the characteristic block-letter hand of the artist. Sticker of the Braarud Fine Art gallery on the backing material.
Provenance: By 2001 to Matthew Petley-Jones, Vancouver, British Columbia; sold in 2001 by Braarud Fine Art, La Conner, Washington, inventory #V024; to private collection, Santa Barbara, California. Sold 21 January 2015 by Heather James Auctions, Jackson, Wyoming; to Tierney Fine Art, Bozeman, Montana; offered for sale July 2015 by William A. Karges Fine Art, Carmel, California.
Reproductions: Alaska Airlines Magazine, February 2002.
Citations: Inventory of American Paintings… record 67530184
Site: A view to the East up Yosemite Valley, California, with Sentinel Rock in the center.
Note: Paintings with this or very similar titles have appeared in at least five 19th century auction catalogs but without enough information to either include or exclude the possibility that one of them is this painting. See Paintings known only by title for details.
In index(es): Title list, Yosemite Valley--Sentinel Rock

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