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Painting record FFSd0712

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[photo] Near Felton, Santa Cruz Mountains, California

Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 27 x 19 inches (68 x 48 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer.", underlined, in the artist's block-letter hand
Verso: l/c "Near Felton / Santa Cruz Mts Cal.", script in black brush. On the frame, said to be "The Pelager Pat. Pat. Feb. 2 1886", with the numbers "334" and "95" in chalk.
Provenance: In private collection, San Francisco, by 1977; offered 22 November 2010 (passed) by Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, as lot 2 in sale 18408.
Reproductions: Bonhams & Butterfields 22 November 2010 sale catalog.
Citations: Personal communications with the owner, 2002 and 2009
Note: A painting with this title appears in the record of the Mechanics' Institute Nineteenth Industrial Exhibition but that exhibition list provides only the title, which is not enough information to be confident that it is the same painting.
Legend: Gift from a neighbor who probably acquired it circa 1945.

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