Dec 15, 2022 - Sale 2625

Sale 2625 - Lot 8

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750

CECIL C. BEALL (1892-1967)

Police raid on casino.

Illustration for an unidentified story. Watercolor on Whatman board. 582x600 mm; 23x23 1/2 inches. Signed "C. C. Beall" in lower right. Tipped to window matte.

Provenance: Illustration House, 1989; private collection, New York, acquired from the above.

An intriguing scene featuring two couples, elegantly dressed in white-tie and tails, evening gowns, and jewels, with one woman's chin proudly held high as they are escorted out of the casino to a waiting paddy wagon.