27 September 2004
Ogden Milton Pleissner (1905-1983)
Casting a Fly
signed 'Pleissner' (lower right)
watercolor on paper
20 x 29¼ in. (50.8 x 74.3 cm.) (sheet)
By descent to the present owner.
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The present work depicts the current owner's father and the artist fly fishing, presumably on the St. Lawrence River, Canada.
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