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[photo] [Indian Village, Mountain Valley]
Photo credit: Courtesy of Uno Langmann, Limited, 2013
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas laid on board
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/r "F Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block-lettering hand.
Verso: Back is covered.
Provenance: In private collection, British Columbia, by 2003. With Uno Langmann Limited, Vancouver, B.C. by 2013, inventory #j19442.
Citations: Personal communications with the owner in 2003 and the dealer in 2020.
Site: Unidentified. This is one of several paintings of unidentified mountain scenes.
Description: Owner's description: "It is horizontally composed, a scene of an Indian on horseback in the left foreground gazing across a river to a teepee'ed village on the right middle field. Above the village to the right are some clifflike hills with towering (almost Himalayan) mountains (snow-covered) in the far distance."
Legend: This is one of three paintings said to "have been in our family for a number of years."
Identification: Descriptive title supplied by the dealer.

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