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[photo] [Sunset on the Three Sisters 5]
Photo credit: Owner's photograph, undated
Date: n.d.
Medium: oil on canvas laid down on board
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: l/l "FSchafer", underlined, initials conjoined in a monogram, in Schafer's characteristic block-printing hand
Verso: none visible--laid down on board
Provenance: Sold in the 1960s by a second-hand shop in Grass Valley, California; to private collection, central Oregon.
Citations: Personal communications with the collector 15-21 March 2015
Site: The Three Sisters mountains in Oregon, viewed from the northwest across the White Branch River near the McKenzie toll road, now known as the Old McKenzie Highway (Oregon State highway 242). North Sister (Faith) is on the left, Middle Sister (Hope) in the center, and South Sister (Charity) on the right.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title based on the similarity to other paintings of the subject that were titled by the artist.

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