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Lot #273
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For$3,750.00(hammer price)
 $4,500.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 24, 2017

Description

ANTON OTTO FISCHER
New York/Germany, 1882-1962

Original illustration for Moby Dick: Queequeg rose from the water holding a shapeless form." Signed lower right "Anton Otto Fischer". Reproduced in black and white in the John C. Winston Company 1931 first children's edition of Moby Dick and the White Whale by Herman Melville, p. 42.
Provenance:
Private Collection, Massachusetts
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Oil on canvas, 28.5" x 22". Unframed."

Condition

Relined. Minor retouch to upper left. Estimated at less the 3% inpaint overall.

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