Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Problematic painting record FFSp0696

[photo] [A California landscape]

Medium: Oil on Canvas
Size: 30 x 20 inches (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: said to be l/r "Schafer" (not visible in reproduction)
Verso: none reported
Provenance: In private collection, Scottsdale, Arizona, by 2002; Sold 9 June 2002 for $2350 by Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, as lot 8141 in sale 7337D, "California and American Paintings & Sculpture".
Reproductions: 9 June 2002 sale catalog.
Attribution: Although the composition, palette, and overall style resemble that of Schafer, the immaculate landscape and the mirror-like reflections in the water are not typical of Schafer's style. Also, the catalog reports that the signature has no preceding "F.", which is unusual.
Identification: Apparently an assigned, descriptive title.
In index(es): questioned attributions

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