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[photo] [Evening on Mount Shasta, California, from the Sacramento River 2]

Medium: oil on canvas, lined
Size: 15 x 12 inches (38 x 30 cm)
Inscription: Signed l/l: "F.Schafer" in the artist's characteristic block-letter hand.
Provenance: In a Boston collection; by descent in the family "in the 1950s" to private collection, Westport, Connecticut, as of 2017. Sold 21 March 2024 for $2470 by Heritage Auctions, Inc., Dallas, Texas, as lot 47021 in sale #15221, "Art of the West Showcase".
Citations: Personal communication with the 2017 owner.
Site: Mount Shasta as viewed from the south.
Note: 1. Conservation by Alexander Katlan Art Conservation Inc. 2. The 2017 report described the painting as "canvas mounted on board" but the 2024 verso photo suggests a standard canvas lining.
Identification: Assigned, descriptive title.
Other title(s): Fishing Camp {Heritage Auctions, Inc.
In index(es): Title list, Mount Shasta and Shastina

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