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[photo] Moonrise on Sacramento River, California [2]

Date: no date
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 36 in (50 x 90 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/l: "F.Schäfer" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand, umlaut appears as a circumflex.
Verso: Titled l/c: "Moonrise on Sacramento River Cala." in black brush on the canvas.
Provenance: Offered 25 August 2013 as lot 3097 in sale 20991 (passed) and 8 December 2013 as lot 5076 in sale 21040 (passed) by Bonhams, San Francisco. Offered 17 February 2019 as lot 6111 in sale 607 (passed) and sold 16 March 2019 for $410+20% by Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, as lot 5635 in sale 608 "Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art".
Reproductions: Bonhams 25 August 2013 and 8 December 2013 sale catalogs; Clar's Auction Gallery 17 February 2019 and 16 March 2019 on-line sale catalogs.
Identification: Title from artist's verso inscription. Both Bonhams auction catalogs add the word "the" to the title: "Moonrise on the Sacramento River".

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