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[photo] [Landscape, cows going to pasture]
Photo credit: William K. Dick, 1973
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 12 x 20 in (30 x 51 cm) approx
Inscription: l/r "F. Schäfer" l/r in the artist's block-letter hand, underlined
Provenance: In collection of Edan Milton Hughes, San Francisco, to c. 1970; to private collection, San Francisco, 1970 with Garzoli Gallery, San Francisco, 1983.
Reproductions: William K. Dick photo #62 (color, 1973)
Description: Four cows follow a path across a small rise to join other cows in a bright green pasture, under a cloudy sky. On the left stands a clump of broadleaf trees, one leaning precariously to the right, just beyond two brown boulders standing in a grassy clearing. On the right a grey rock is embedded in the grass. In the distance one sees a few trees on the far side of the field near the right, water beyond the field on the left, and in the distance, the silhouette of a low mountain ridge. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin.

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