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[photo] [Mediterranean Panorama 2]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2016
Date: undated
Medium: watercolor on unidentified support
Size: 5.5 in x 22.5 in (14 cm x 57 cm)
Inscription: none
Verso: said to be an oval studio stamp with the words "Frederick Schafer / Scenic Artist".
Provenance: The artist; by descent in 1927 to the artist's daughter, Eda (Schafer) Hughes Freitas, Oakland, California; by descent in 1935 to the artist's grandson, Frederick Otto Hughes, Sacramento, California; by gift circa 1982 to the artist's great-grandson, Melvyn Frederick Hughes, Tucson, Arizona; sold January 2016 to private collection, Tucson, Arizona. With Uno Langmann Limited, Vancouver, B.C. in 2020, included in inventory #j19462. (The provenance before the January 2016 sale is based on October 2015 e-mails from and telephone conversations with Melvyn Frederick Hughes. The exact trail of ownership within the family is uncertain.)
Citations: Personal communications with Melvyn Frederick Hughes in 2015 and 2016, with the 2016 collector in 2017, and with Uno Langmann Limited in 2020.
Site: Unidentified, perhaps Istanbul.
Note: There are two closely related panoramas: [Mediterranean Panorama 1] and [Mediterranean Panorama 3]

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