Anton Otto Fischer (Am., 1882-1962), Maine Coast
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas, presented in likely original wooden frame, partial label en verso identifies the subject as "MAINE C_ _ ST," while a partial label on the frame's back indicates the work was once included in an Ogunquit, Maine exhibition.
SS 19.5 x 27.5 in.; DOA 24.5 x 32.5 in.
Anton Fischer emigrated from Germany to the United States while yet a teen. Early in his career, Fischer was influenced and befriended by Howard Pyle and would become a successful artist-illustrator. During WWII he devoted his talents to posters, becoming the Artist Laureate of the U.S. Coast Guard.
$400 - 600