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[photo] [Landscape with Figures] (sketch)

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 8 x 12 in (20 x 30 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/l "F. Schafer." in the artist's characteristic block printing hand.
Verso: On upper stretcher bar, in pencil, "No 112". On back of left frame molding, "18", "Ready"; other marks illegible.
Provenance: By 2022 in collection of Margaret (Peggy) Kidd Lambert (1940-2022), Maryville, Tennessee; sold 8 October 2022 for $330 by Case Antiques, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee, as lot 336 in "2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction".
Reproductions: Case Antiques, Inc. on-line catalog
Description: "...landscape painting depicting a woman and child walking hand-in-hand down a path bathed in afternoon sunlight; the path is flanked by patches of trees and boulders, with mountains in the background, under a partly cloudy sky."
Note: The small size and rough finish suggest that this is a sketch. It may have been the basis for the very similar studio painting In the foothills, near Sausalito, California.
Identification: Title of unknown source as appeared in the 2022 auction catalog.
In index(es): Title list, pastoral and rural scenes

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