JOHN WALTER SCOTT (1907-1987) Hauling up the boat.
Likely illustration for Sports Afield, 1950s. Gouache on board. 183x303 mm; 7 1/4x12 inches, image, on 9 1/4x14-inch board. Signed in far left image. Window matte mounted to recto and framed to 11 1/2x18 1/2 inches.
Active as an illustrator for the pulps and slicks before WWII, Scott shifted to men's sport and adventure magazines and ultimately to fine paintings of the Old West in his later years.