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[photo] [Indian encampment 2]
Photo credit: Courtesy of Clars Auction Gallery, 2006
Medium: oil on canvas, lined
Size: 29 x 40.5 inches (74 x 102 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/l "F. Schafer" in the rounded sketch hand sketches
Verso: Maxwell Galleries label on stretcher bar.
Provenance: With Maxwell Galleries, Ltd., unknown date. With Michaan's Auctions by the Bay, Inc., Alameda, California, 6 June 2006. With Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, 10 September 2006.
Reproductions: 10 September 2006 sale catalog 441, lot 6208 (color).
Citations: Michaan's Auctions by the Bay, Inc. 6 June 2006 on-line auction catalog, lot 1107.
Description: (To be provided)
Note: 1. Maxwell Gallery provenance inferred from verso label. 2. Despite its large size, the finish of this painting is rough, as if it is a field sketch. Also, the signature is typical of signatures found on field sketches. 3. The painting is very similar to [Indian encampment above Yosemite Valley].
Identification: Descriptive title from Clar's Auction Gallery sale catalog. The two sale photographs are of the same painting.
Other title(s): Native American camp in a Western mountain landscape (from Michaan's Auctions by the Bay, Inc. sale catalog)

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