This 1956 casein and oil pastel vibrant still life entitled, Smoked White Fish 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.
1956 Casein and Oil Pastel on Paper 22.5"x30.75" unframed
Signed lower right. This piece is part of Randall's Canada series.