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Painting record FFSd0016

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[photo] Autumn river scene [1]

Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: said to be l/l "F. Schafer" (not visible in photograph)
Verso: said to be titled
Provenance: With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, 9 June 1983.
Reproductions: 9 June 1983 sale catalog 3330P, lot 2248
Description: An Eastern forest scene. A river or pond stands at the center and right, tall white-barked trees fill the canvas at left edge, the forest trailing off around the edge of river to the right, becoming fuzzier and more indistinct with distance. Three birds are silhouetted against the sky in the distance. Small rocks form islands at the water's shallow edge. (From a monochrome photograph.)

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