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2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 370

2 Johnny Donnels Artworks, incl. French Quarter Abstract Painting

Estimate: $400 - $450

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Two (2) Johnny (Johnn) Donnels (Louisiana, 1924-2009) artworks. 1st item: Oil on masonite abstract painting depicting building facades, likely representing the French Quarter in New Orleans, LA, rendered in shades of purple, pink, orange, and black. Signed "Johnn Donnels" lower left. Housed in a carved giltwood frame. Sight: 23 1/2" H x 29 1/2" W. Framed: 29 1/4" H x 35 1/4" W. 2nd item: Mixed media collage titled "The Two-dollar bettor" depicting the silhouettes of three birds set against a background comprised of betting ticket stubs from various racecourses, including the New Orleans Historic Fairgrounds and the Detroit Racecourse. Signed "Johnn Donnels" lower right. Titled with additional signature, en verso. Housed in a carved giltwood frame. Sight: 7 3/4" H x 9 3/4" W. Framed: 12" H x 14" W.

Estate of Mr. Fred Harris, Nashville, Tennessee.


Both items in overall very good condition. 2nd item: 1/2" x 1/8" hole to one ticket stub, top left.

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