1950's Nocturne Landscape Watercolor Jo Landor

1950's Nocturne Landscape Watercolor Jo Landor

325.00

Josephine Martinelli Landor
Untitled
1950's
Watercolor on Paper
22 3/4'" x 15", Unframed
Signed Jo Martinelli in paint lower right

Very Good Condition - Minor wear consistent with age and history

Vintage, original, landscape watercolor. Signed, Jo Martinelli, Josephine Martinelli Landor, c. 1950's. Her work was acquired from her estate. Done on paper unframed measures 22 3/4" x 15". Paper is ripped unevenly. Edges of paper are rough and have pin holes in the corners. Does not effect image. The back of the piece has remnants of tape.

Jo Landor (1918-2001)

A native of Madera in the San Joaquin Valley, Mrs. Landor studied art at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland, where she was a student of her husband-to-be, Walter Landor. They were married for 55 years, until his death in 1995.

Together they formed Landor Associates, a firm that later designed the familiar logos for Coca-Cola, General Electric, Shell Oil, British Airways, Dole and General Motors' Saturn Corp.

In addition to her talent as a painter, Mrs. Landor served for more than 50 years as the artistic director for the Anna Halprin Dancer's Workshop, helping design the scenery and costumes worn by the dancers.

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