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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd1091

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[photo] [Alpine Landscape with Distant Waterfall]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: Not reported. Estimated from reported frame size (37 x 56 in) to be 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: Said to be signed l/r but the inscription is not apparent in the available photograph.
Verso: None reported
Provenance: Offered 15 December 2018 (not sold) by Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, as lot 5759; sold 19 January 2019 for $704 by Clar's Auction Gallery as lot 723 in sale 606, "Fine Art & Antique Auction".
Reproductions: Clar's Auction Gallery sale catalog
Attribution: The composition, style, and palette are all typical of Schafer's work but the lack of information, signature photograph, and verso photograph make it difficult to verify the attribution.
Site: The topography resembles Weber Canyon in Utah but the snowcovered background mountain resembles Glacier in Alaska. This painting may be a composite.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title of unknown origin
In index(es): Title list, unidentified mountain scenes

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