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[photo] The Bridal Veil Fall, Yosemite Valley, California [9]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph
Date: not dated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F. Schafer." in the artist's block-letter hand with added vertical serifs on the "S".
Verso: l/c "the Bridal Veil Fall / Yosemite Valley Cal. / 900 Feet high" in black brush on the canvas; u/r said to be "$75.00" in the same hand.
Provenance: With an unidentified antique dealer in south Alabama, by 2001; to private collection, Alabama, in 2001; with Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco 9 June 2002.
Reproductions: 9 June 2002 sale catalog 7337D, lot 8157
Citations: Personal communication.
Site: View of Bridalveil Fall and the Merced river, Yosemite, from the valley floor.
Description: On the right side of the river are two colorfully dressed figures, apparently Indians (owner's description.)
Identification: The second letter in the word "Feet" in the title inscription can be read as an "o"; the 9 June 2002 sale catalog reads the word as "foot".

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