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[photo] [Mountain lake 1 (Lake Tahoe?)]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph
Date: undated, probably 1895-1904
Medium: watercolor on artist's board
Size: 3 x 5 in (8 x 13 cm)
Inscription: l/r, angled upward, "FSchäfer.", with initials conjoined in a monogram, in the rounded sketch hand
Verso: said to be "3/8 6200 Art 15¢"
Provenance: With an unidentified antique shop, San Anselmo, California, 1985; to private collection, New Hampshire, 1985.
Citations: Personal communication
Site: Unidentified; resembles Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe in the Sierras.
Note: (1) The words "katz rapisiada", in pencil, were found on the backing mat. (2) This painting is accompanied with a second watercolor of the same size, [Woman walking toward a village in winter].
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.

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