This 1940 watercolor on paper figurative scene entitled, Paper Boys Wrestling 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.
1940 Watercolor on Paper 33"x26.5" framed, 22"x15" unframed
Signed lower right. This piece was painting while Randall was in Mexico City. Framed in a restored vintage wood frame with a grey finish and distressed green details using 8-ply warm white archival matting and etched non-flare glass.