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    Description

    Anton Otto Fischer (American, 1882-1962)
    Fresh Draft of Prisoners, Saturday Evening Post interior illustration, 1931
    Oil on canvas
    19 x 30 in.
    Signed and dated lower right

    PROVENANCE:
    Schoonover Studios, Ltd.;
    Bonham's, New York, October 15, 2012, lot 16;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    Anton Otto Fischer was a student of master illustrator Howard Pyle.


    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; minor areas of craquelure; under UV light, a thick discolored varnish makes previous restoration difficult to discern; framed to 36 x 30.25 inches.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    12th Friday
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