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Watercolor on paper painting, entitled "Autumn Hunting." Signed and attr. Ogden Pleissner (American, 1905-1983) on lower right corner. 10.75 x 13.75 in (27.3 x 34.9 cm). Ogden Minton Pleissner is known for his landscapes of the American West, as well as images of the Canadian Maritimes and New England. Growing up, Pleissner spent summers in Wyoming where he developed a life-long love of the outdoors and drawing landscape. At the start of World War II, commissioned as a captain in the Air Force, Pleissner served as a war artist in the Aleutian Islands, and by 1942 was a war correspondent for Life magazine. After the war, he turned to painting city- and landscapes and sporting events. PROVENANCE: Upper New York Estate


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American, 19th century : In our opinion, this work was executed by an unknown hand, and can only be identified by origin (i.e., region, period).

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Ogden Pleissner 1905-1983 WC Autumn Hunting

Estimate $8,000 - $12,000Mar 1, 2018
Richmond Hill, ON, CA