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[no photo] Misty morning on Pacific Coast near Monterey, California

Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas, lined
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F Schafer", in the artist's block-letter hand
Verso: "Misty Morning on Pacific Coast near Monterey Cal.", in the artist's block-letter hand (from a photograph taken before lining)
Provenance: With Kerwin Galleries, Burlingame, California, 1989.
Reproductions: Early California and Western Art Research/Schafer slide #92 (color, 1989)
Description: A scene in broad strokes of a foggy seacost. A large tree, with trunks of fallen trees lying at its base, stands near the top of a coastal bank which slopes from the left down to the rocky edge of the ocean on the right. Against the fog-filled sky on the right are seen five seagulls in the distance, some black, some white. (From the painting, 14 October 1989)
Identification: The Kerwin Galleries used the title Misty Morning on Monterey Coast. The Early California and Western Art Research index identifies the slide with the Kerwin Galleries offering.

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