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[photo] Point Bonita near San Francisco, California
Photo credit: Photograph by Fred McCaleb, 22 August 2014
Date: no date
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F.Schafer." in red, in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: l/c "Point Bonita / near San Francisco Cala" in black brush, in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand. Upside down on the upper stretcher bar in black marking pen "368". On each stretcher bar a stamp "Patented Sept. 1884, / THAYER & CHANDLER, / CHICAGO."
Provenance: In private collection, Salt Lake City by 1942; by descent in the family in 1956 and again in 2002; sold 22 February 2015 for $4250 + 20% by Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, as lot 2198 in "Fine Art and Antique Auction".
Reproductions: Clar's Auction Gallery 22 February 2015 sale catalog, lot 2198
Citations: Personal communication with the owner, 2014
Site: Point Bonita is the north head of the Golden Gate, the entrance to San Francisco Bay.
Note: In the verso inscription there may be a period following "Cala".
Identification: Title from the artist's verso inscription.

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