Vintage Mid Century Watercolor'New Orleans' by Well Listed J. Donnels
I have acquired the entire and extensive art and frame collection from an art and frame dealer who collected for over 60 years. The collection consists of artwork and frames from all across the Country - and all over the World The items range in age from 18th Century to mid 20th Century, and some Moderne.. Offered Here Is A Vintage Mid Century Watercolor'New Orleans' by Well Listed Artist J. Measures 11 1/2" x 8".. Johnny Donnel's Bio From'Askart' Follows. Donnels had a gallery on St. Peter Street near Jackson Square for more than 50 years. He lived in the Quarter most of his life and was playwright Tennessee Williams' neighbor in the 1940s. His work, chronicled in his 1999 book "Johnny Donnels' IntoPhotography, " has been exhibited at the Kennedy Center, Harvard University, the Ford Times Collection of American Art, the National Academy of Design, the New Orleans Museum of Art and Historic New Orleans Collection. " He was a good architectural photographer and human interest photographer, " said John Bullard, director of the New Orleans Museum of Art. He documented life in the French Quarter as well as anyone has. Born in New Orleans in 1924, Donnels began his career as a painter after returning to New Orleans following his service in World War II.
For a time, he worked as a police sketch artist. In the 1960s, Donnels bartered a painting for a camera, and a career change followed. Please keep in mind these are USED, VINTAGE and ANTIQUE frames.
They will have minor flaws, not unlike you would find on any item with age. Please review the numerous descriptive photographs. Be Sure To Check Out My Other Items! This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "tmaxag" and is located in this country: US.
This item can be shipped to United States.
- Size: Small
- Artist: J. Donnels
- Production Technique: Watercolor Painting
- Item Height: 11 in
- Item Width: 8 in
- Material: Oil, Art Paper, Watercolor
- Time Period Produced: 1960-1969
- Type: Painting
- Features: Signed
- Item Length: 11 in
- Signed: Yes
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Width (Inches): 8
- Height (Inches): 11 !/2
- Painting Surface: Art Paper