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[photo] [Horse and rider in panoramic river landscape, Mount Shasta in distance]
Photo credit: Bill Miesse, 2017
Date: undated
Medium: oil on artist's board
Size: 7 x 10 inches (18 x 25 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F. Schafer S.F." in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: none reported
Provenance: Sold 17 February 2004 as lot 10a by John Moran Auctioneers, Inc., Pasadena, California, to private collection, Mount Shasta, California.
Reproductions: 17 February 2004 sale catalog
Site: Mount Shasta, California, viewed from the south through a river valley near Shasta Lake.
Note: Probably a field sketch. Although many details are different, this oil sketch has many similarities to the much larger Morning on Mount Shasta, 14,400 feet high from Shasta Lake, California, Mount Shasta, California [4], [Mount Shasta 5], [Mount Shasta 15], [Mount Shasta 16], and Evening on Mount Shasta, California [1]. Those paintings may be based on this field sketch.
Identification: Title as given by the 17 February 2004 sale catalog

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