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[photo] Spring morning [2]

Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 inches (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: said to be l/l "F. Schafer" (not visible in reproduction)
Verso: said to be "Spring Morning"
Provenance: Sold 12 September 2010 for $1200 + 18% by Charlton Hall, West Columbia, South Carolina, as lot 983 in "Fine Estates & Museum Collections" sale 255
Reproductions: Charlton Hall sale catalog (color).
Note: A painting with this title was exhibited in the Mechanics' Institute Nineteenth Industrial Exhibition in San Francisco in 1884 and later offered for sale as lot 31 on page 4 of the catalog of a 17 November 1885 auction in San Francisco and again as lot 64 in the catalog of a May 1886 exhibition and auction sale in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, but the information in those catalogs is insufficient to either include or exclude the possibility that either of those is this painting.
Legend: Said to be from an upstate South Carolina collection.
Identification: Title based on reported verso inscription.

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