John Severson (1933-2017)
Acrylic on canvas, signed 'John Severson' (lower right), framed.
John Severson was the founder and editor of Surfer magazine. Himself a championship surfer, he was inducted into the International Surfing Hall of Fame in 1991. He is considered to be the first artist to treat surfing as a worthy subject matter for fine art.
Overall: 27.5 x 36 x 2 in.; within frame: 21.25 x 29.5 in.