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Painting record FFSd1153

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[photo] [Road through the Trees]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/r "F Schafer." in red, in the artist's characteristic block-printing hand
Verso: Back covered with what appears to be kraft paper with several inscriptions and a white sticker label that is unreadable in the photograph. See Note for detail.
Provenance: "Private collection, Omaha, Nebraska. Property of a Midwestern Museum."; sold 26 April 2024 for $2176 w/premium by Bonhams, online, Los Angeles, as lot 5 in sale 29452, "California and Western Art Online". See Note for possible further provenance information.
Reproductions: Bonhams 2024 sale catalog.
Note: There are several hand-written inscriptions in the upper left corner of the slightly damaged kraft-paper backing. "87-93-14-62" (possibly a museum acquisition number). "No 3". "Frederick Schafer". "ARLone Twyman / 6803 North 68th Plaza / Omaha Ne 68152", which suggests that the provenance may include the collection of Arlone A. (Segerkrantz) Twyman [1914–1987] and her husband, Harvey Louis Twyman [1914–1987], well-known Omaha philanthropists. The address is of a Lutheran retirement community.
Identification: Descriptive title from the 2024 sale catalog.
In index(es): Title list, forest path scenes

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