DeCourcy (Larry) Taylor
DeCourcy Taylor grew up in Connecticut and as a teenager in the early thirties where he and his family hunted with Ted Mulliken of Wildfowler Decoys in Old Saybrook. Since then he has lived in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine and presently lives in Austin, Texas. He received his formal art education at The School of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. He has been a painter and sculptor for 50 years. He also designed, illustrated, and art directed for Boston advertising agencies and textbook and trade book publishers. He originated the design of Gray’s Sporting Journal for which he directed art, designed, and illustrated for 16 years. He directed art, and designed the Atlantic Salmon Journal, the magazine of the Atlantic Salmon Federation for 10 years and is presently their design and art consultant as well as illustrator. Much of DeCourcy’s work has been commissioned by private collectors and has been represented in galleries throughout the US and Canada.