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Painting record FFSd0493

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[photo] [North Heads]

Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 24 x 36 in (61 by 91 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/l "F.Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block-printed hand
Verso: On fibreboard back cover u/l, label of Paul Metcalf Art Gallery; u/r auction barcode label; in pencil u/r, partly obscured by barcode label, "TL***"; in pencil u/r, TL2000.004.048; small purple round sticker with unreadable inscription u/r. Stamped twice on upper frame molding, "Paul Metcalf Gallery".
Provenance: Offered by Paul Metcalf Art Gallery, South Pasadena, California, c. 1968. "Private collection, Reno, Nevada."; offered 2 August 2022 by Bonhams, Los Angeles, California, as lot 15 in sale 27584, California Art (not sold).
Reproductions: Bonhams 2 August 2022 catalog.
Citations: Undated Paul Metcalf Art Gallery catalog "Collector's collection", #71; Inventory of American Paintings…, record 9A210022
Site: The Metcalf catalog describes the painting as (Coast Scene near S[t]inson Beach, North of San Francisco).
Note: The Inventory of American Paintings… entry is listed under the artist name "F. Schafer (Active 1900-20)".
Other title(s): [The North Headlands] (Bonhams, 2022 sale catalog.)
In index(es): Title list, coastal and marine scenes

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