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Item Details

Americana

November 19, 2010 – November 20, 2010

Lot #1003
Temp #2
DepartmentPaintings
Sold For $9,000.00   (hammer price)
 $10,350.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated November 20, 2010

Description

ANTON OTTO FISCHER
American, 1882-1962

Original illustration for Moby Dick. Signed lower left Anton Otto Fischer". "'To chase that White Whale over all sides of the earth, is what ye have shipped for', shouted Captain Ahab". Reproduced in color on page 111 of Moby Dick and the White Whale by Herman Melville. The John C. Winston Company, 1931. First edition of the children's edition. A copy of the book is included with the lot.
Oil on canvas, 28" x 22". Framed."

Condition

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

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