Auction 97, Lot 522

"Truk Island", Davis, George H.

Subject: WWII

Period: 1944 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: A

A few light surface marks at upper right that can be easily fixed.

Estimate: $1,100 - $1,500

Unsold

Closed on 12/5/2001

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