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[photo] [After the day's fishing, road through the redwoods]

Date: 1884
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/l "Schafer 84", in the artist's block-letter hand
Provenance: With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, 13 December 1984
Reproductions: 13 December 1984 sale catalog 3492P, lot 1698
Description: A very open scene, mostly sky. A figure strolls down a rutted path directly toward the viewer, about to enter the shadow of two large redwood trees that fill the right side of the picture. On the left, more distant redwoods and a listing broadleaf tree provide a frame. (There are some objects in the center background, but the photograph is too indistinct to allow identification.) (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin, as found in the sale catalog.

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