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[photo] [Yosemite Valley sketch 3]

Date: undated
Medium: watercolor and goache on board (see note)
Size: 7 x 11 3/8 in (18 x 29 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block lettering hand, with a vertical accent mark above the "a"
Verso: stamp of "A. F. DAGGETT / Manufacturer and Dealer in / Pictures, Frames & Mirrors, / [unreadable line] / 44 SAN PABLO Ave. Opp. 15th St. OAKLAND, CAL"
Provenance: With eBay, Incorporated, Stockton, California, 12 November 2011. With eBay, Incorporated, Brisbane, California, 23 September 2012.
Citations: eBay, Incorporated item #230695851908 and #170909693956
Site: Classic view of Yosemite Valley as viewed from the Mariposa Trail at Artist's point.
Note: The 2011 seller described the medium as "some kind of serigraph print with oil painted details", but from the photograph it appears to be a watercolor and goache sketch on board, which is how the 2012 seller described it. Between the two eBay sales the painting appears to have been touched up slightly.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.

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