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[photo] Morning on Fallen Leaf Lake, California [4]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 10 x 18 in (25 x 46 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/l: "FSchafer.", initials conjoined in a monogram, in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand.
Verso: Back covered with kraft paper in eBay listing photograph. "Morning / on Fallen Leafe Lake / Cal.", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand. The "L" of "Leafe" is heavily emphasized and a few unreadable letters precede the inscription but appear to have been crossed out.
Provenance: Offered 28 April 2017 via eBay by "essexestateservices", Skokie, Illinois; sold to private collection, Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Citations: Personal communication with the 2021 collector.
Site: Fallen Leaf Lake, just west of Lake Tahoe, was a frequent subject for 19th century west coast landscape artists.
Identification: Title from the artist's verso title inscription.
Other title(s): [Landscape, Man with Canoe] (eBay listing)
In index(es): Title list, lake cove scenes, Lake Tahoe and environs

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