Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Unidentified painting record FFSu0753


[no photo] Yosemite Valley

Size: probably 30 x 50 in ("VERY large")
Provenance: private collection, Vancouver, British Columbia ca 1890; by descent to private collection, British Columbia by 2005.
Citations: personal communication with the owner, 2005
Description: A painting of Yosemite National park--the valley bottom with El Capitan at the left, Bridalveil Fall on the right, and two or three figures on horseback on trail in the foreground. (Owner's description)
Legend: Said to have belonged to the collector's great grandfather, who owned the Burrard and Cosmopolitan hotels in Vancouver, B.C. in the 1880s. The painting may have been left as payment for a room.

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