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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0933

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[photo] [Ross Valley]

Medium: oil on board
Size: approx 12 x 18 in (30 x 76 cm)
Inscription: l/l "FSchafer", initials conjoined in a monogram, in the artist's characteristic block lettering hand
Verso: u/c "California landscape / Frederick Schafer / 1839 - 1927" in block letters by an unknown but recent hand. u/c "Ross Valley" in block letters by a second unknown but recent hand. c/r "Mrs. Spencer" in florid script by a third unknown hand.
Provenance: (From the eBay listing) "…a school teacher in the Seattle area"; with eBay, Bothell, Washington, 22 November 2011. Sold 11 November 2015 for $138 (incl BP) by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers as lot 11 in sale 416
Citations: eBay item #280773712352.
Note: (1) The printed verso inscriptions are assumed to be recent because biographies of Schafer before 1970 gave his dates as 1841-1917. (2) The Leslie Hindman Auctioneers catalog lists the maker as "After Frederick Ferdinand Schafer".
Identification: Assigned descriptive title from verso inscription.
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