Two (2) Lamar Sorrento (Tennessee, 20th/21st Century) folk art acrylic on board paintings of Memphis musicians. Includes one (1) portrait of singer Carla Thomas against a red background, surrounded by writing in multi-colored paint including singer's name and phrases including "Gee Whiz.." and "B.. A.. B.. Y.."; one (1) painting depicting participants of the "Million Dollar Quartet" recording session from 1956 in Memphis, including Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and Carl Perkins with their respective instruments. Group name and date are written in white paint, along left side of painting. Both paintings signed lower left, and float mounted on textured blue and purple fabric in painted wood frames. Sights ranging in size from 24" H x 20 3/4" W to 24" H x 31 3/4" W. Frames ranging in size from 33 1/2" H x 30 1/2" W to 30 3/4" H x 38 3/4" W. CONDITION: Both paintings overall good condition. Crease to top left corner of quartet painting, previously repaired with tape en verso. Minor clear accretion in top right quadrant of Carla Thomas painting, above "T", 1/4" dia.
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