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[photo] [Rural landscape 1]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2000
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 6 x 10 inches (15 x 25 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schäfer", in the artist's block-letter hand. On frame, partial sticker of an unidentified molding & frame company between Montgomery & Kearney Sts., San Francisco.
Provenance: In private collection, San Francisco, by 2000. With eBay, Incorporated, 2001; to private collection, northwest Florida, 2001.
Description: Two large broadleaf trees with exposed roots stand close together on a slight grassy rise, dominating the left center of the painting. They are almost completely surrounded by white and brown rocks on the ground at a distance a little greater than the size of their crowns. Beyond the rise are brown fields with a river in the distance near the right center. The sky is a brownish gray, perhaps covered with storm clouds.

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