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[photo] [Sunset]

Date: undated
Size: 5.5 x 7.25 in (14 x 18 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer" in black, second "F" capitalized.
Verso: no inscription
Provenance: In collection of Edan Milton Hughes, San Francisco, by 1992.
Description: A very dark painting except for the sky, which is bright with an orange patch near the horizon. Three birch tree trunks stand on the left, a house (or tent) and standing pole or snag on the right. Two white gulls or terns with black-tipped wings fly across a brownish foreground. Very loosely brushed. (From the painting, 3 July 1992.)
Note: In fall, 1999, an image of this painting was posted on the World-Wide Web site that displays the collection of Edan Milton Hughes, under inventory #981, using the title "landscape". It was simultaneously offered for sale by california-art.com using that same inventory number.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.

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