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[photo] Lookout Rock, Yosemite Valley [1]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/l "FSchafer", initials conjoined in a monogram, in the artist's characteristic block letter hand
Verso: l/r "Lookout Rock / Yosemite Valley" in black brush on the canvas, in the artist's characteristic block letter hand
Provenance: Sold 11 June 2011 for $2151 by Heritage Auctions, Inc., Dallas, Texas, as lot 64114 in "Signature Fine American, European Art & Western Art Auction" #5062.
Citations: Heritage Auctions, Inc. sale catalog.
Site: see note.
Note: 1. The place name "Lookout Rock" is not listed in Hartesveldt, Richard J., Place Names of Yosemite Valley. 2. Another Schafer painting, [Lookout Rock - Yosemite Valley 2], depicts a different rock formation. 3. Paintings with this title were offered as lot 43 on page 4 of the catalog of a September 1882 auction in San Francisco, as lot 6 in the catalog of a July 1885 auction in Victoria, British Columbia, and as lot 32 on page 4 in the catalog of a 17 November 1885 auction in San Francisco but there is not enough information in those catalogs to either include or exclude the possibility that one of these is this painting.
Identification: Title from the artist's verso inscription.
In index(es): Title list, Yosemite Valley--other views

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