Colette Pope Heldner “”Mardi Gras Day New Orleans”” Oil on Canvas

Colette Pope Heldner (1902-1990). Oil on canvas titled “”Mardi Gras Day, New Orleans,”” depicting a painting of a lively scene of the Mardi Gras festival, 1927. Signed along the lower left. With a label from Architects and Engineers Supply Company, Duluth, Minnesota, along the verso, which includes the title and date. This painting provides an exciting view of 1920s New Orleans, including a view of the Cabildo. The Cabildo was the seat of Spanish colonial city hall of New Orleans, Louisiana, and is now the Louisiana State Museum Cabildo. It is located along Jackson Square, adjacent to St. Louis Cathedral.

Provenance: Private collection, MinnesotaUnframed; height: 18 1/4 in x width: 22 1/4 in. Framed; height: 21 1/2 in x width 25 1/2 in.