"Truk Island", Davis, George H.
Period: 1944 (dated)
Color: Black & White
20 x 24 inches
50.8 x 61 cm
Original Monochrome on gouache. Birds-eye-view of the island chain, lagoon and reef system with war ships. Numerous war ships are seen in the distance outside the reef. A very nicely rendered original drawing that was produced for the Feb. 26, 1944 edition of the Illustrated London News.
A few light surface marks at upper right that can be easily fixed.