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[photo] [Sentinel Rock, Yosemite 5]
Photo credit: William K. Dick, 1971
Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 24 x 16 in (61 x 41 cm)
Inscription: l/r "F. Schafer", in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand
Verso: said to be no inscription
Provenance: In private collection, 1971
Reproductions: William K. Dick photo #129 (color, 1971)
Site: A view to the East up Yosemite Valley, California, with Sentinel Rock in the center.
Description: The greyish-blue outline of Sentinel rock stands slightly to the right of center against a white cloud in a blue-white sky. In the distance to the left are cliffs; to the right is a steep slope and, almost obscuring it, a nearby slope covered with trees. At the left edge of the painting a river flows by with a few trees in the distance on the far bank. A boulder in the lower center has several dead branches scattered around it; wildflowers grow below. (From a color photograph.)
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.
In index(es): Title list, Yosemite Valley--Sentinel Rock

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