Mixed media: watercolor and line drawing by Architect Paul Bradley presented to the Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum. Paul Bradley was a Sargent in the U.S. Army during World War II.
This painting was inspired by The Lone Sailor a 1987 bronze sculpture, a tribute to all the personnel of the sea services. The sculpture was created by Stanley Bleifeld, for the United States Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. There are other copies of The Lone Sailor statue in memorials around the United States, one of them is located here in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in the Esplanade Park overlooking the New River.