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Painting record FFSd0933

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[photo] [Ross Valley]

Date: n.d.
Medium: oil on board
Size: approx 12 x 18 in (30 x 76 cm)
Inscription: l/l "FSchafer", initials conjoined in a monogram, in the artist's characteristic block lettering hand
Verso: u/c "California landscape / Frederick Schafer / 1839 - 1927" in block letters by an unknown but recent hand. u/c "Ross Valley" in block letters by a second unknown but recent hand. c/r "Mrs. Spencer" in florid script by a third unknown hand.
Provenance: (From the eBay, Incorporated listing) "…a school teacher in the Seattle area"; with eBay, Incorporated, Bothell, Washington, 22 November 2011.
Citations: eBay, Incorporated item #280773712352.
Note: The printed verso inscriptions are assumed to be recent because biographies of Schafer before 1970 gave his dates as 1841-1917.
Identification: Assigned descriptive title from verso inscription.

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