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[photo] [Cloudy landscape]
Photo credit: Timothy B. Martin
Medium: oil on canvas, mounted on board
Size: 20 x 36 inches (51 x 91 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F. Schaf…", last two letters indistinct in photograph, said to be "…er"
Provenance: With Matthew's Galleries c. 1998, #1752
Description: A mountain is silhouetted against a cloud-covered sky, apparently with moonlight behind the clouds near the center. Two tall conifers standing on a boulder-strewn slope on the left rise into the sky above a surrounding forest; a fallen snag lies across the right-most boulder. To the right is another forested slope. (From a color photograph that is said to be considerably darker than the original.)
Identification: Assigned title of unknown origin.

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