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[photo] [Golden Gate, San Francisco Bay]

Date: undated
Medium: oil on board
Size: 8 x 18 in (20 x 46 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F.Schafer" in the artist's rounded script hand
Verso: No inscription; two affixed biographical sketches and a descriptive label (see images)
Provenance: With Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, 8 November 2009. With Matthew's Galleries (auction), Lake Oswego, Oregon, 19 June 2012.
Reproductions: Matthew's Galleries (auction) 19 June 2012 sale catalog
Citations: 8 November 2009 sale listing, lot 6256
Note: 1. In the 19 June 2012 auction catalog the painting is listed as unattributed, bearing an apocryphal signature "F. Schafer". 2. A painting titled "The Golden Gate" was offered in an advertisement for an October, 1909 auction in Victoria, British Columbia but there is not enough information in that advertisement to either include or exclude the possibility that it is the same painting.
Identification: Descriptive title used in the sale listing.
Other title(s): San Francisco Bay (Clar's Auction Gallery)

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