Frederick Ferdinand Schafer (German/American, 1839-1927) After a snowstorm in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Summit Station, Central Pacific Railroad, 1885 24 x 16in
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Frederick Ferdinand Schafer (German/American, 1839-1927) After a snowstorm in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Summit Station, Central Pacific Railroad, 1885 24 x 16in
Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium
Lot Details
Frederick Ferdinand Schafer (German/American, 1839-1927)
After a snowstorm in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Summit Station, Central Pacific Railroad, 1885
signed and dated 'F Schafer. 85.' (lower right) and inscribed 'After a Snowstorm / in the Sierra Nevada Mts / near Summit St. / C.P.R' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
24 x 16in
overall: 31 x 23in

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Collection of Carl Schafer Dentzel, Northridge, California, by 1975
    Collection of Elisabeth-Waldo Dentzel, California, 1989

    EXHIBITED:
    Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art,Western Scene, 14 October 14 - December 14 1975.

    LITERATURE:
    Jerome H. Saltzer, Frederick Ferdinand Schafer (1839-1927) A Preliminary Catalog of his Paintings, http://ffscat.csail.mit.edu/images/img0540.htm, illustrated.
    figure 52; Early California and Western Art Research/Schafer slide #26 (color, 1975).
    Stephen Vincent et al., O California!, p. 92, fig. 39, illustrated in color.
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