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[photo] [Yosemite Valley from Artist's Point, California 5]
Photo credit: Stillwell House Antiques, 2010
Date: undated
Medium: oil on canvas, lined
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer", underlined, in the artist's block-letter hand
Provenance: With Stillwell House Antiques, Manalapan, New Jersey, by July 2010; offered by Stillwell House Antiques on eBay, Incorporated 14 Feb 2011, and on 9 Apr 2013; to The Gallery at Twin Lakes, Mammoth Lakes, California.
Reproductions: Stillwell House Antiques on-line catalog (color)
Citations: Stillwell House Antiques inventory #AT000119; eBay, Incorporated item #130483100385
Site: A view looking East up Yosemite Valley, California, from high on the South side, near Artist's point along the Madera road.
Note: (1) This is one of several Schafer paintings of Yosemite Valley in which the tall foreground conifers are clustered in pairs or threes. Other examples are the small watercolor [Three hikers entering Yosemite Valley], oils The Yosemity Valley - California [5], [The Yosemite Valley 13] (1881), The Yosemite Valley from Artist's Point, California [4], and the mural The Yosemite Valley (1895).
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title based on similarity to several other paintings titled in the artist's hand.
Other title(s): Yosemite Valley, Yosemite Fall (Stillwell House Antiques online catalog)

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