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[photo] [Yosemite Valley] (sketch 5)
Photo credit: Collector's photograph, 2021
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 10 x 12 in (25 x 30 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/r "F. Schafer" in the artist's characteristic printed hand.
Verso: A taped paper label, handwritten in ink, "California artist / F. Schafter / Yassemyemy park/ ?", in an unknown hand.
Provenance: Sold 2 August 2021 for $569.57 by eBay seller "bleeding_gums" in Lannon, Wisconsin; to private collection, Lake Oswego, Oregon.
Citations: Personal communication with the 2021 collector.
Site: A view looking East up Yosemite Valley, California, from high on the South side, near Artist's point along the Madera road.
Note: (1) A rough sketch with minimal finish. (2) Although the eBay description says that the support is board, the verso photograph is of a painting on canvas attached to stretcher bars.
Identification: Assigned title based on similarity to other similar Schafer works.
Other title(s): Yosemite, California
In index(es): Title list, Yosemite Valley--classic view

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