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[photo] [Bridal Veil Fall, Yosemite Valley 6]
Photo credit: William K. Dick, 1974
Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 25 x 17 in (64 x 36 cm)
Inscription: said to be no inscription (photograph too dark to verify)
Verso: said to be no inscription
Provenance: With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, March 1974
Reproductions: William K. Dick photo #172 (color, 1974)
Site: A view to the East, of Bridalveil Fall in Yosemite Valley, California.
Description: The falls are in the center, tumbling over a dark cliff that stands below higher, brighter Cathedral Rocks. A layered rock formation fills the center and right foreground, while the trunk of a dead tree with two branches still attached angles across the center, leaning on the rocks. A tall conifer stands near the right, extending above the cliff surrounding the falls. The sky is yellow-orange. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.

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