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[photo] [Los Gatos Creek 2]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 12 in (51 x 30 cm)
Provenance: In collection of Edan Milton Hughes, San Francisco, by 1999.
Description: Under a bright blue sky with some indistinct clouds a broadleaf forest lines both sides of a stream at the lower left. On the right side two tall green trees with whitish lower trunks stand silhouetted against the sky; in the foreground is a boulder with a fallen snag just behind it. The distant left bank of the creek another tall tree reaches just above the horizon. In the distance is the outline of a dark moutain ridge. (From a color photograph.)
Note: In fall, 1999, an image of this painting was posted on the World-Wide Web site that displays the collection of Edan Milton Hughes, under inventory #983. It was simultaneously offered for sale by california-art.com using that same inventory number and title.
Identification: Title of unknown origin, as reported by Edan Hughes

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