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[photo] Morning on Fallen Leaf Lake, Sierras [3]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, 2010
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 26 x 20 in (66 x 50 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F.Schafer" in the artist's block-letter hand, with the "F" partly hidden by the edge of the frame.
Verso: l/c " Morning Fallen Leaf Lake / Sierras." in the artist's block- letter hand.
Provenance: In private collection, LaGrande, Oregon, by 2010.
Citations: Personal communication with a friend of the owner, 2010.
Site: Fallen Leaf Lake, just west of Lake Tahoe, was a frequent subject for 19th century west coast landscape artists.
Note: The word "Morning" in the verso inscription appears to be an afterthought, since it is printed with slightly smaller letters and is not aligned with the rest of the inscription.
Identification: Title from verso inscription.

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