09-26-2019 09-27-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3293B Boston
September 26, 2019 6:00PMCalender
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Anton Otto Fischer (American, 1882-1962) With her great sail spread she thrust her nose into the heavy swell

$800$650
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3293B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 27, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Anton Otto Fischer (American, 1882-1962)

With her great sail spread she thrust her nose into the heavy swell
Dated and signed "1934/ANTON OTTO FISCHER" l.r., inscribed "P.74" with title and "Little Brown + Company" in pencil by a later hand on the reverse of frame.
Oil on canvas, 28 x 20 in. (71.1 x 50.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Lined.

Provenance: The estate of Justin L. Cobb III, Massachusetts.

N.B. The work was an illustration for the table of contents in the 1934 print edition of Charles Boardman Hawes' The Dark Frigate.

Estimate $1,000-1,500

Framed dimensions: 32 3/4 x 24 1/2 inches. Scattered areas of retouch, no other condition issues to report.


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Keywords

Anton Otto Fischer, Justin L. Cobb III, Charles Boardman Hawes