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[photo] [Yosemite Valley 8]

Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas, laid to board
Size: 42 x 70 in (107 x 178 cm)
Inscription: said to be l/r "F. Schafer" (illegible in photograph)
Provenance: In collection of Bertha Gaut, Rolling Hills Estates, California, by 2006; with John Moran Auctioneers, Inc., 17 October 2006.
Reproductions: 17 October 2006 sale catalog lot #90
Site: View East into Yosemite Valley, California, from atop the Topinemete bluffs along the old Mariposa trail, probably at Inspiration point, with Bridalveil Fall below on the right, El Capitan high on the left, and Half-dome on the horizon in the center.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title. The 17 October 2006 sale catalog identified the painting as "panoramic view of Yosemite Valley".

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