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[photo] Half Dome, Yosemite, California from the Merced River, Morning
Photo credit: James Marquardt, 2005
Date: undated
Size: 30 x 20 inches (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F.Schafer S.F."
Verso: l/c "Half Dome Yosemite / California/ from Merced Riv. Morning."
Provenance: In private collection, Ann Arbor, Michigan, by 1972; by descent to private collection, Ann Arbor Michigan.
Citations: letter to The Oakland Museum of California, 21 June 1972 ; private communication with the 1986 collector in 2005.
Site: A view from valley floor on the west of the granite outcrop known as Half Dome in Yosemite Valley.
Note: The letter in the Archives of California Art file indicates that there was a slide, but the museum cannot currently locate it.
Legend: Said by the 1972 collector to have been inherited from a grandparent or aunt. The paintings were found in that collector's parent's home in Parkersburg, Iowa.
Identification: This may be the same painting as [Half Dome, Yosemite].

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