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[photo] [Sioux village at night]

Date: none reported
Medium: oil on canvas, lined
Size: 30 x 60 in (76 x 152 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer", in the rounded sketch hand, underlined
Verso: none reported
Provenance: In private collection, New York; sold 22 July 2006 for $25,200 by The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction, Reno, Nevada, as lot 218. (see note 1)
Reproductions: The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction 2006 sale catalog
Site: Great Plains (Montana?)
Note: 1. When originally posted, The on-line catalog omitted the lot number, and different reports give different lot numbers. The lot number appearing here is from a personal communication with auction personnel and it appears in later postings of the catalog. 2. This painting is reported to have been offered by the Alex Fraser Gallery (now Granville Fine Art) in Vancouver, B.C., a gallery in New England, and Bill Hood and Sons Art and Antique Auctions, in Florida before appearing in The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction of July 22 2006. 3. Based on matching size and similar theme, this painting appears to be a pendant with [Buffalo stampede - prairie fire].
Identification: Title source unknown, probably an assigned descriptive title.
In index(es): Title list, Indian encampments as primary subjects, Indians in desert locales, expensive paintings

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