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[photo] Carmel Bay near Monterey, California
Photo credit: Dealer's photograph, 2006
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 24 x 12 in (61 x 30 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F.Schafer", F and S connected with a ligature.
Verso: l/c "Carmel Bay / ner Monterey / California." in the artist's hand.
Provenance: An unidentified Seattle, Washington, estate sale; with eBay, Incorporated, Edmonds, Washington, 24-31 March 2006; with William A. Karges Fine Art, Carmel, California, November 2006.
Citations: eBay, Incorporated item #7401879923
Site: Carmel Bay, California, somewhere near Point Lobos. It was named for the Carmelite monks who accompanied the discovery ship.
Note: Based on the rough brushwork, visible canvas texture, and small size, this painting may be a field sketch.

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