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[photo] Evening on Mount Shasta from Cape Horn on the Upper Sacramento River, California

Date: not dated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 24 x 36 in (61 x 91 cm)
Inscription: l/l "FSchafer.", in the artist's block-letter hand, initials conjoined in a monogram
Verso: l/c "Ev. on Mt. Shasta / from Cape Horn on upper / Sacramento River Cal." in black brush in the artist's block-letter hand. In pencil on stretcher bars, "811", "Bdruy", "Ar Sample"; in blue pen "2604"
Provenance: In private collection, southern Arizona, by 1996
Citations: Personal communication with the owner, April 2014
Site: View of Mount Shasta, California, from the south, across the upper Sacramento River.
Note: Bears many similarities to Sunset on Mount Shasta from Cape Horn, suggesting that it may be a study or warm-up for that larger painting.
Identification: Title from verso inscription

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