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[photo] [Travellers in a mountain landscape]
Photo credit: Nancy Ferreira, Christopher Queen Galleries
Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: said to be no inscription
Verso: said to be no inscription
Provenance: With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco 17 September 1986; with Christopher Queen Galleries, Duncans Mills, California; to private collection, Duncans Mills, California, 12 May 1987.
Reproductions: 17 September 1986 sale catalog 3712P/P2, lot 4233; owner's photo (color)
Citations: Christopher Queen Galleries record 235
Description: A high country landscape with widely separated trees and a snow-capped mountain peak--actually a double-peak--in the distance at the center. Two riders follow a trail through a shadow in a U-shaped cut through a slope on the right above a river which flows far below on the left. Three tall, sparsely branched pines stand at the right edge, two more near the trail, and two more farther along down the slope. The foreground is mostly low green shrubbery, the middle regions are grey and rocky, and the distance hazy; the sky is blue. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Descriptive title of unknown origin, as used in the 1986 sale catalog. The photographs of the same painting.

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