Anton Otto Fischer (1882 - 1962)
'He Steered Them Out to Midwater Where They Had to Row or Drown.'
The original oil on canvas commissioned by The Saturday Evening Post to illustrate 'Sam Bagg of the Gabriel Group', an adventure story by Talbott Mundy in the March 11, 1916 issue, page 25. Various pencil notations verso refer to the painting's lineage, Curtis Publishing Company paper copyright label on the upper stretcher, in depth documentation and correspondence between the painting's owner and the publisher are included as well.
Canvas measures 30 x 24 with a frame of 35.5 x 29.75 inches.
Provenance: The collection of a Leawood, Kansas family.
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