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Watercolor mountain scene by Frederick Schafer  

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California Mountain Scene

Schafer, Frederick Ferdinand



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Watercolor on paper. 29.5x21.5 cm (11¾x8½"). Framed, overall 35x27 cm (13¾x10¾").

Signed F. Schafer at lower left. Frederick Ferdinand Schafer (1839-1927) was born in Germany in 1839, emigrating to the United States in 1876, where he created some 500 paintings mostly of mountain, forest and river landscapes in California and the West.  He maintained studios in San Francisco from 1880 through 1886 and in his homes in Alameda and Oakland from 1887 until his death.  A member of the San Francisco Art Association for many years, he regularly exhibited his paintings at the Mechanics Institute in that city, His works are held in the Oakland Art Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Seattle Art Museum,  Art Museum of Greater Victoria and the Yosemite National Park Museum as well as many others scattered largely in the West.

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Lightly spotted; near fine.

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