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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0871

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[photo] [In the California Sierras]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 18 x 28 in (46 x 71 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F. Schafer" in the rounded sketch hand
Verso: none reported
Provenance: In collection of Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York City by 2006; sold 29 October 2006 for $4000 by Doyle Auctions, New York City, as lot 2438 in sale 06PT03. Offered in 2009 by Arader Galleries, New York City. Offered 5 December 2012 by Guernsey's, New York City as lot 281.
Reproductions: Doyle Auctions sale catalog (color); Arader Galleries catalog of European Paintings (color); Guernsey's sale catalog (color).
Site: Unidentified—see legend.
Note: Appears to be an oil sketch.
Legend: The painting came with a legend that it is somewhere along what is now known as the John Muir trail in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Identification: Descriptive title presumably assigned by a previous owner or gallery.
In index(es): Title list, unidentified mountain scenes, sketches

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