This 1938 oil on masnoite of a boxer taking the winning title is by Expressionist West Coast artist Byron Randall (1918-1999). His work is held in permanent collections of the Phillips Collection, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and the Oakland Museum of California. Randall traveled the world as a Merchant Marine during WWII. He lived in Mendocino, CA during the 1960s with his wife, Emmy Lou Packard, where they ran a guesthouse and art gallery.
1938 Oil on Masonite 18.5"x23.5" framed, 17.5"x22.5" unframed
Signed and dated lower left. Excellent vintage condition. Framed in a contemporary wood floater frame with semi-metallic gold textured finish.