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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

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[photo] Evening on the Alameda Marshes

Date: n.d.
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 22 x 14 in (56 x 36 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: l/c "Ev. on the Alameda Marshes"
Provenance: By descent by 2015 to private collection, northern California. Offered 2018 by North Point Gallery, Berkeley, California.
Citations: Personal communication with the owner in 2015.
Note: 1. The painting is said to have been acquired by the owner's mother. 2. The artist nearly always includes a leaning or downed tree in his landscape paintings as a memento mori. It may be that the leaning fence rail serves that purpose in this painting.
Identification: Title from the artist's verso inscription.

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