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[photo] [Sunset]

Medium: oil on board
Size: 24 x 16 in (61 x 41 cm)
Inscription: said to be l/r "F. Schafer"
Provenance: With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, 25 May 1982.
Reproductions: 25 May 1982 sale catalog 3205A, lot 210
Site: May be Lassen Peak, California, before that volcano erupted in 1914/1915.
Description: An isolated, square-topped mountain dominates the scene, with a more distant snow-capped peak to its right. A river flows from the left middle to the right foreground, carrying a canoe with figures. A tall conifer stands on the left edge, on the near bank of the river. the far bank is forested; there may be a campground on that bank. (From a monochrome photograph.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin, as found in the 1982 sale catalog.

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