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[photo] Evening on Fallen Leaf Lake, California [2]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2006
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer", underlined, in the artist's block-letter hand
Verso: said to be "Evening on Fallen Leaf Lake, Cal" and "$80"
Provenance: private collection, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, by the mid-1940s; by descent to private collection, Ontario, Canada, 2002.
Citations: Personal communication, 2006
Site: Fallen Leaf Lake, just west of Lake Tahoe, was a frequent subject for 19th century west coast landscape artists.
Legend: The painting and the pendant Morning on Fallen Leaf Lake, California [2] were found in the attic of a Toronto house acquired from a pair of spinsters in the 1940s.

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