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Anton Otto Fischer (February 23, - March 26, ) was an illustrator for the Saturday Also known for illustrating books such as Moby Dick, Treasure Island, and 20, Leagues Under the Sea, Anton Otto Fischer died far from his.
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Description:The cover art is active and stresses the action, but the introduction, commentary and notes occupy well over pages, suggesting the reader will need help understanding the novel. He later went on to illustrate Tugboat Annie in He went to Paris in October and studied for two years with Jean Paul Laurens at the Academie Julian , spending summers painting landscapes in Normandy. It is impossible to follow the course of the whaler, Pequod, out of Nantucket, round the Cape of Good Hope and into the Japanese seas without feeling you are one of that strange crew skippered by the mad Captain Ahab, scouring the seas to do battle with the most terrible whale known to whalemen—the great white whale—the living legend, Moby Dick. Simon and Schuster, The house still stands today and has a large north facing window that gave Fischer the light he needed to paint. The January 9, , Post described a good encounter with the Vice Admiral.