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[photo] [Forest Glade]
Photo credit: Walter Nelson-Rees, WIM Fine Arts, 1988
Medium: watercolor on paper
Size: 9.5 x 4.375 in (24 x 11 cm) approx
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer", in the artist's block-letter hand
Provenance: With WIM Fine Arts, Oakland, California, 1988.
Reproductions: WIM Fine Arts photo #5342 (color, 1988); DeRu's Fine Arts photo (color)
Description: An uncontrolled Barbizon-style forest interior. On a gentle slope up to the right stands the light brown trunk of a tall, straight tree; behind it a second, darker tree leans precariously to the left, behind that stands another tall tree. The ground below is covered with green grass and a few red wild flowers; a little farther away are dark green bushes and beyond that brown brush. The entire scene is quite loosely sketched, in browns and greens. (From a color photograph.)
Note: Descriptive title of unknown origin, as reported by Walter Nelson-Rees of WIM Fine Arts. Based on the similar composition, mood, and size, this painting appears to be a pendant to [In the woods, with figure].

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