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[photo] [Coastal Cypress]
Photo credit: J. Saltzer, 1998; courtesy of Christopher Queen Galleries
Medium: oil on canvasboard
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F Schafer", in the artist's block-letter hand
Provenance: With Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco 12 December 1997; to Christopher Queen Galleries, Duncans Mills, California.
Citations: 12 December 1997 Collections sale 6710F, lot 8026 [not seen]; Christopher Queen Galleries record 929
Description: Two isolated cypress trees stand atop two successive rocky heads with the Pacific Ocean at the left edge and a beach at the viewer's feet. A white sailboat is on the horizon. A boulder stands on the beach next to the first rocky head, with a downed snag at its base and some vegetation and another snag sprawled above it. (From the painting, 22 July 1998.)

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