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[photo] Approaching Storm

Date: n.d.
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 22 x 36 in (61 x 91 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/r: "FSchafer" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand.
Verso: Said to be titled.
Provenance: "Drs. Edward D.(1880-1954) and Osa Ellen Angell Nelson (1886-1972), Walla Walla, Washington; by descent to Sally V. Nelson and Albert E. Schwank (1913-1986), Walla Walla, Washington; by descent to private collection, Lewiston, Idaho; sold 23 March 2019 for $3250+28% by March in Montana Annual Auction, Great Falls, Montana, as lot 405.
Reproductions: March in Montana Annual Auction 2019 catalog.
Note: A painting with this title was exhibited in the Mechanics' Institute Fourteenth Industrial Exhibition in San Francisco in 1879 but the catalog of that exhibition does not provide enough information to either include or exclude the possibility that this is the same painting.
Identification: Title from reported verso inscription.

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