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[photo] [Stroller on a path above a stream]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph
Date: said to be undated
Medium: said to be gouache
Size: 14 x 20 in. (36 x 51 cm)
Inscription: said to be l/r "F. Schafer" (signature visible but not legible in photograph)
Provenance: With the Atlanta Art Gallery, Knoxville, Tennessee in 1985; to private collection, Atlanta, Georgia, by 1999.
Description: A stream flows on the left side of a steep grassy bank with wildflowers that occupies the entire right half of the picture. About halfway up the bank is a path and on the path is a solitary stroller silhouetted against a cloudy but bright silver-grey sky. The bank comes to a point on which stands a small cluster of tall Ponderosa or Jaffrey pine trees; snags lie across the base of the cluster. On the left the view opens out into the distance.
Legend: Said to have been previously owned by someone at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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