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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0727

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[photo] Morning on Silver Lake, California [2]

Date: 1885
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 24 x 16 inches (61 x 41 cm)
Inscription: l/r "FSchafer 85", initials conjoined in a monogram
Verso: said to be "Morning on Silver Lake"
Provenance: In private collection, Laguna Niguel, California, by 2003; Sold for $2750+17.5% by Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, as lot 6140 in sale 7479D.
Reproductions: Bonhams & Butterfields 10 December 2003 sale catalog.
Note: 1. There are a half-dozen bodies of water named "Silver Lake" in California. Another painting with the words "Silver Lake" in its title provided by the artist adds "near Lake Tahoe", but that location is unconfirmed. 2. 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 one of them is this painting. See Paintings known only by title for details.

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