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[photo] El Capitan and Bridal Veil Fall, Yosemite Valley from the Meadow, California

Date: no date
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F.Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block letter hand
Verso: l/c "El Capitain and Bridal Veil Fall / Yosemite Valley / from the Medow. California." in black brush on the canvas in the artist's characteristic block letter hand
Provenance: In private collection, Cordova Alaska circa 1970; to private collection, Cordova, Alaska September 1973 (see legend)
Citations: Personal communication with the owner, 2013
Legend: The painting is said to have hung in the lobby of the Windsor Hotel in Cordova, Alaska, for perhaps 50 years until the hotel was torn down circa 1970 and the contents dispersed. In 1973 a collector who had acquired the painting sold his house, including the painting, to the present owner.
Identification: Title from verso inscription, with spelling corrected.

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