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[photo] In the Adorandacks [2]
Photo credit: Courtesy of Clars Auction Gallery, 2007
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 36 inches (51 x 91 cm.)
Inscription: l/r "FSchafer", in the artist's characteristic block printing hand, sloping slightly upward and with initials conjoined in a monogram.
Verso: l/c "in the Adorandacks" in black brush on the canvas in the artist's characteristic block printing hand. The canvas immediately to the right of the inscription is covered with a patch that may hide part of the inscription.
Provenance: Sold 9 September 2007 for $1800+17% as lot 6415 in sale 456 by Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California. Offered 22 September 2014 and again 28 September 2016 and 29 September 2020 via eBay by "808southseasimports", Springfield, Massachusetts.
Reproductions: 9 September 2007 sale catalog (color).
Description: Two fishermen standing and sitting beside a river and a woman sitting on the bank in Victorian dress under a parasol. A huge broadleaf tree on the right bank, broadleaf forest elsewhere, a flowering bush in the lower right corner. A patch of blue sky appears in the center with a fluffy white cloud at the bottom. (From a photograph.)
Identification: Title from verso inscription, antique spelling preserved. The sale catalog modernized the spelling.
Other title(s): In the Adirondacks (Clar's Auction Gallery sale catalog)

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