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[photo] In the foothills, near Sausalito, California

Medium: oil on canvas, lined
Size: 18 x 30 in (46 x 76 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F.Schafer", in the artist's block-letter hand
Verso: said to be "In the Foothills, Near Sausalito, California" before lining
Provenance: Offered November 2004 by Stillwell House Antiques, Manalapan, New Jersey. Sold 12 November 2005 for $2500 + 28% by Gene Shapiro Auctions LLC, New York City, as lot 201 in "Major 2 day Sale of Fine Art". Sold 21 April 2007 for $2400 + 22.5% by Trinity International, Stamford, Connecticut, as lot 170 in sale of "Important American, European, and Russian Art". Sold 6 April 2008 for $3,250 + 17% + tax by Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, as lot 2383 in "Amazing April Auction" #463 to private collection, Boulder Creek, California; traded 18 July 2019 to William A. Karges Fine Art, Carmel, California. Sold 21 March 2021 for $1000 + 30% by Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, as lot 7407 in "Jewelry, Furniture, Art, Asian Art" sale.
Reproductions: 12 November 2005 on-line sale catalog; 21 April 2007 on-line sale catalog; 6 April 2008 on-line sale catalog; 21 March 2021 on-line sale catalog.
Note: 1. The 12 November 2005 auction sale was advertised simultaneously by Trinity International and by Gene Shapiro Auctions LLC. It appears that the actual auctioneer was Gene Shapiro Auctions LLC. 2. The 2004, 2005, and 2007 sale reports all mention the verso title. The 2008 sale is the first to report the painting as lined and with a new, descriptive title. At that sale there was a plaque on the frame giving yet another title.
Identification: The 2004 description matches the photographs of the 2005, 2007, 2008, and 2021 sales.
Other title(s): [View of the Sausalito Coast] (Clar's Auction Gallery); [Sausalito, Marin County] (plaque on frame in 2008)

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