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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0828

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[photo] [House, cattle, and geese by a river]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2007
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 22 x 36 in (56 x 91 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F.Schafer", in the artist's block-letter hand, sloped slightly backwards, a dot over the "a", underlined.
Verso: no inscription visible
Provenance: In private collection, West Plains, Missouri, by 2007.
Citations: Personal communication with the owner, 2007
Note: The style of the farmhouse and the thatched roof on the adjacent shed suggest that the scene is European rather than American, and may have been painted in Germany before Schafer emigrated to the United States.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.

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