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Painting record FFSd0917

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[photo] [Shepherd and his flock in Winter]

Date: n.d.
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 20 x 30 in (51 x 76 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F. Schafer", underlined, in the artist's block letter hand
Verso: none
Provenance: (From Bonhams & Butterfields description) "Private Collection, Portland Oregon"; with Bonhams & Butterfields, San Francisco, 20 March 2011. With Clar's Auction Gallery, Oakland, California, 16 February 2014.
Citations: Bonhams & Butterfields 20 March 2011 sale 19118, lot 5085; Clar's Auction Gallery 16 February 2014 sale, lot 2176.
Note: This painting might be described as luminist in style. Paintings such as this one may be the basis for the suggestion that Schafer's later work was lighter, but the shortage of dated paintings makes it difficult to confirm that suggestion.
Identification: Assigned title of unknown origin, from the Bonhams & Butterfields 20 March 2011 sale listing but omitting the initial article "A".

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