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[photo] [Morning in the redwoods, California 2]
Photo credit: William K. Dick, 1973
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas, laid down on board
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer", in the artist's block-letter hand, underlined
Verso: no inscription
Provenance: With H. J. Dengler Old Prints, Palo Alto, California; to private collection, San Francisco, 1973.
Reproductions: William K. Dick photo #136 (color, 1973)
Description: Light streams in from the right onto a path through a grove of redwood trees, of which only the lower trunks are visible. The nearest tree, on the left, has a light patch near the base wher the bark is missing. Small stones dot the path and there are two branches on the ground across the right front. A little higher up on the right edge is green-leafed bush. The grove is solidly filled with trees and, in the distance, foliage, with two tiny patches of blue sky at the very top. The painting is mostly in browns, yellows, and greens. (From the painting, 18 December 1989.)
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.

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