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[photo] Morning in the redwoods, California [1]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schàfer", sweeeping underline, in the artist's block-letter hand, umlaut ambiguous, may be a grave accent.
Verso: l/r "Morning in the Redwoods/California."
Provenance: private collection, San Francisco, c. 1890, by descent in the family c. 1925, again in 1950, and again in 1987, to private collection, Livermore, California.
Description: A bearded man wearing a red shirt sits on a chair in front of a small log cabin in a clearing surrounded by tall redwood trees under a bright blue sky. Boulders lie along a stream, which is bridged by a plank, on the lower right. Just behind the cabin is a small broadleaf tree. A clothesline runs from the cabin to the nearest tree on the right. (From a color photograph.)

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