On this day, March 26, 1962, illustrator Anton Otto Fischer died in Woodstock, New York. Fischer immigrated to the U. S. from Germany. He worked as a model and handyman for illustrator Arthur Burdette Frost and then went to Paris to study art. He subsequently studied with Howard Pyle in Wilmington. Delaware. Fischer illustrated for Harper’s Weekly and for The Saturday Evening Post; his specialty is illustrations of water and ships at sea.

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