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Painting record FFSd0271

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[photo] [Scott Creek in Lake Tahoe]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 13.5 x 9.5 in (34.3 x 24.1 cm)
Inscription: said to be no inscription (none visible in photograph)
Verso: said to be "F Schafer"
Provenance: With Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco 11 January 1989.
Reproductions: 11 January 1989 sale catalog 4032P/42P, lot 1710
Description: A forest landscape, completely filled with trees. Tall branchless trunks stand at the right edge; just to their left is a high waterfall; the stream runs directly toward the viewer before turning to exit on the left. On the bright near bank is a very bright, but small boulder. The farther, steep bank on the left is topped with trees. A snag has fallen down the left bank and lies with one end in the water. (From a monochrome photograph.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin, as found in the 1989 sale catalog.

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