< Tour Previous

Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Painting record FFSd0259

Tour next >

[photo] [Rooster Rock on the Columbia River, Oregon]
Photo credit: Early California and Western Art Research, 1982
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 26 x 16 in (66 x 41 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer"
Provenance: With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, 3 October 1981. With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, 19 January 1982.
Reproductions: Early California and Western Art Research/Schafer slide #56 (color, 1982)
Citations: 3 October 1981 sale catalog 3170, lot 151; 19/20 January 1982 sale catalog 3184, lot 200
Site: Rooster rock, a rock pinnacle, on the Columbia River, Oregon.
Description: The rock stands in the center of the painting with some trees to its right, against a cloudy sky with a bit of blue at the top. The Columbia river runs by on the left with a snag near its right bank. A white paddlewheel steamer is seen in the distance on the river. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin, from the 1981 sale catalog. The Early California and Western Art Research index identifies the slide with the 3 October 1981 sale. The 19 January 1982 sale replaces the title words on the with a comma, but is probably the same painting, based on the size, title similarity, and the failure of the earlier sale.

Title list
Other lists
Help About the Artist Copyright Notice Schafer Catalog Home Page
Comments, corrections, or questions: Saltzer@mit.edu
Feb 13, 2017, 11:05 MST