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3545T Marlborough
January 12, 2021 12:00 PM - January 25, 2021 07:00 PMCalender

John Landry (American, 1912-1986) Two Works: Coconut King

Auction: Discovery - 3545T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: January 12, 2021 12:00PM


John Landry (American, 1912-1986)

Two Works: Coconut King and Beaded Mardi Gras Float. Coconut King signed on base. Papier-mache, masking tape, plastic sheeting, coconut, and plastic beads, wd. to 14 in.

Provenance: Both purchased from Gasperi Folk Art Gallery in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Note: Highlighted in the 2017 Colby-Sawyer College exhibition Inner Visions: Selections from the Collection of Beverly Stearns Bernson. Enamored with the colorful Mardi Gras floats from his childhood, native New Orleanian John Landry worked to recreate these floats in miniature.
Beverly Bernson Collection
Estimate $100-200

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John Landry, Beverly Bernson, New Orleans