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[photo] On San Lorenzo Creek, Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2016
Date: 1884
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F.Schäfer 84" in the artist's block-letter hand, partially underlined
Verso: l/c "On San Lorenzo Creek / Santa Cruz Mts / California
Provenance: By 1929 in private collection, San Francisco; by 2006 by descent to private collection, New Mexico.
Citations: Personal communication, 2006 and 2016
Site: San Lorenzo Creek is a small stream located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, near Felton, California. It is now known as the San Lorenzo River.
Legend: The painting is thought to have been in the hands of the family, which lived on Green Street near the Presidio, since it was painted in 1884, but no confirming documentation has been located.

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