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Painting record FFSd0290

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[photo] [Sunset effect on Mount Rainier]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer", in the artist's block-letter hand
Provenance: With Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, 22 September 1983.
Reproductions: 22 September 1983 sale catalog 3351P, lot 2214
Site: Mount Rainier, near Seattle, Washington.
Description: A bright, snow-covered Mount Rainier completely fills the width of the canvas above an indistinct range of foothills, and in front of that, a low, dark conifer forest and a river flowing from the right, then directly toward the viewer. On the far bank of the river, a campground with a campfire, two tents, and figures. (From a monochrome photograph.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin, from the 1983 sale catalog.

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