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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

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[photo] [Plains Indians in a desert valley]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2005
Medium: oil on canvas backed by a birch board
Size: 32 x 54 in (81 x 112 cm)
Inscription: "F. Schafer", in the artist's block-letter hand, possible accent over the "a"
Verso: none reported (back covered)
Provenance: Acquired in the 1950s; by descent to private collection, Wichita Falls, Texas by 2005.
Citations: Personal communication, 2005
Note: (1) A 1993 appraisal says that the work was in a "Columbia Exhibit", but provided no further information. (2) The peak in the mountain in the middle distance somewhat resembles the stone formation in Indian Head in the Lava Beds.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.

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