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[photo] Morning Lake Tahoe
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2020
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 36 in (51 x 76 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/r "FSchafer" in the artist's characteristic block-printing hand, initials conjoined in a monogram.
Verso: Titled l/c "Morning Lake Tahoe." in the artist's characteristic block-printing hand.
Provenance: Acquired by private collection, Portland, Oregon; by descent in the family in 1925 and again circa 1972 to private collection, Hillsboro, Oregon.
Citations: Personal communication with the owner, 2020.
Site: The Sierra Nevada mountains viewed across Lake Tahoe from an unidentified viewpoint.
Note: The original collector may have acquired the painting directly from the artist during one of the artist's several visits to Portland between 1884 and 1895.
Identification: Title from artist's verso inscription.

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