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Painting record FFSd0124

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[photo] [Lake Tahoe]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: l/l "FSchafer", in the artist's block-letter hand, initials conjoined in a monogram
Provenance: With The Coeur d'Alene Art Auction, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 14 August 1993
Reproductions: 14 August 1993 sale catalog, lot 145
Description: A view across a small inlet and then across the lake, probably looking to the south or southeast. In the left foreground on the other side of a debris-strew shore clearing is a steep-walled cliff and a small grove of conifers behind two boulders. On the right, across the inlet, are two points, the first one forested, the second a large rock promontory. In the distance across the lake the far shore is dimly seen, backed up by a snow-covered mountain range under a blue sky with a few fluffy clouds. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Title of unknown origin, as found in the auction catalog.

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