Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Unidentified painting record FFSu0370

[no photo] Morning in the redwoods

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 31 x 20 in (79 x 51 cm)
Inscription: said to be l/r "Schafer"
Verso: said to be titled
Provenance: Offered 16 October 1979 by Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, as lot 512 is sale 3054 (not sold). Offered 24 June 1981 by Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, as lot 397 in sale 3156 (not sold).
Citations: Butterfield & Butterfield 16 October 1979 and 24 June 1981 sale catalogs.
Note: A painting with this title was exhibited in the Mechanics' Institute Nineteenth Industrial Exhibition in San Francisco and paintings with this title have appeared in at least three 19th century auction catalogs but without enough information to either include or exclude the possibility that any of them is this painting. See Paintings known only by title for details.
Identification: The identification of the two Butterfields sales is a conjecture based on identical titles and descriptions and the failure of the first sale.

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