Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Problematic painting record FFSp0891

[photo] [A woodland path]
Photo credit: Courtesy of Bonhams, Knowle, U.K.
Medium: oil on board
Size: 24 x 20 in (61 x 51 cm)
Inscription: l/l "F Schaefer in a partly connected script hand
Verso: c "8642" in pencil and on an affixed label.
Provenance: Sold 12 January 2010 for $100+14% by Bonhams, Knowle, U.K. as lot 414 in sale 18038.
Reproductions: Bonhams 12 Jan 2010 sale catalog (color).
Attribution: Although the subject matter is typical for Frederick F. Schafer, the style is quite different—impressionist, using strokes of raw color, and almost as if the artist were trying to imitate the style of Vincent Van Gogh. The signature is in a script hand that is unlike the examples of script hand that have been attributed to Frederick F. Schafer.
Identification: Descriptive title as appearing in the 12 January 2010 sale catalog.
In index(es): questioned attributions

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