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[photo] Morning on Lake George
Photo credit: Mark Traugott, 2015
Date: n.d.
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 20 in (76 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block-printing hand
Verso: l/c "Morning on Lake George", visible through a cutout in the backing board, in the artist's characteristic block-printing hand. "13" in pencil on the upper stretcher bar.
Provenance: Sold 20 August 2015 for $170 as lot 3129 by J. Levine Auction and Appraisal, Scottsdale, Arizona; to private collection, Boulder Creek, California.
Reproductions: J. Levine Auction and Appraisal 20 August 2015 sale catalog
Note: 1. The J. Levine Auction and Appraisal 20 August 2015 sale catalog describes the support as paper, but examination reveals that it is actually a very thin and fragile canvas. 2. The catalog description also mentions a "large tear in center, piece requires restoration and is sold as is." 3. Several other similar paintings by Schafer may be found in the index of forest path scenes.
Identification: Title from verso inscription by the artist.

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