This 1955-56 oil and casein on paper still life of food entitled, Sardines
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. This piece was part of the Montreal, Canada 1950s series.
Oil and Casein on Paper
Signed and dated lower right.