A large original watercolor illustration by the prolific important American illustrator C. C. Beall. An impacting dramatic scene of unknown usage of a fight on deck a sailing ship on the high seas.
Likely for an interior story in Collier's magazine where the illustrator found frequent work.
A bio on C.C. Beall - Art Director for the National Democratic Party during President Roosevelt's administration, Cecil Beall was a well-known illustrator and portrait artist during the 1930s and 40s. His works were regularly featured in The Saturday Evening Post and Collier's magazine. He studied at the Pratt Institute and Art Students League, and during the War years created many US military posters and a popular series of Collier's cover illustrations depicting decorated World War II heroes.