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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0975

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[photo] Moonrise on Sacramento River, California [2]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 36 in (50 x 90 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/l: "F.Schäfer" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand, umlaut appears as a circumflex.
Verso: Titled l/c: "Moonrise on Sacramento River Cala." in black brush on the canvas.
Provenance: Offered 25 August 2013 as lot 3097 in sale 20991 (not sold) and 8 December 2013 as lot 5076 in sale 21040 (not sold) by Bonhams, San Francisco. Offered 17 February 2019 as lot 6111 in sale 607 (not sold) and sold 16 March 2019 for $492 by Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, as lot 5635 in sale 608 "Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art".
Reproductions: Bonhams 25 August 2013 and 8 December 2013 sale catalogs; Clar's Auction Gallery 17 February 2019 and 16 March 2019 on-line sale catalogs.
Identification: Title from artist's verso inscription. Both Bonhams auction catalogs add the word "the" to the title: "Moonrise on the Sacramento River".
In index(es): Title list, moonlight nocturnes and other scenes showing the moon

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