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[photo] Sunset on the Willamette, Oregon

Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 36 in (51 x 91 cm)
Inscription: said to be l/l "F. Schafer" (not visible in repro)
Verso: said to be titled
Provenance: With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, 10 August 1988.
Reproductions: 10 August 1988 sale catalog 3967P/P37, lot 3139
Description: The Willamette river flows from the center to the front. A canoe on the river contains two figures, one standing; the canoe touches the left bank. There is a mountain at the left and conifer trees on the left bank; lower, farther mountains rise to the right behind a bend in the river. The nearest bank of the river is covered with brush and grass. The sky is covered with layers of clouds, lit from behind. (From a marginal monochrome photograph.)

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