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Summer Fine Art and Antique Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 9, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 209

3 Mose Earnest Tolliver Family Folk Art Paintings

Estimate: $400 - $500

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Three (3) Tolliver family outsider art house paint on panel paintings. 1st item: Mose Earnest Tolliver (Alabama, 1919-2006) painting depicting a black fish on a white background with a red border. Signed "MOSET" with backward "S" lower right. Unframed. 16" H x 32" W. 2nd item: Annie Tolliver house paint and acrylic on panel painting titled "Murmae" depicting a mermaid and two sea creatures on a tan background with a green border. Signed "Annie T." lower right. Titled, en verso. Unframed. 32" H x 16" W. 3rd item: Johnny Lee Tolliver painting titled "Wild-Wild Turtles In Flower Bed" depicting turtles and abstract foliage on a pink background. Signed "J.L.T." lower right. Titled and signed, en verso. Unframed. 19 1/4" H x 20 1/2" W.

The personal collection of former Folk/Outsider Art dealer Jamie Teal, Nashville, Tennessee; acquired directly from the artist.


1st item: Scattered flaking, especially to border and edges. Loss to lower right corner. 2nd item: Some natural age shrinkage to wood, scattered abrasion, and wear to border. 3rd item: Overall good condition with light wear to edges and natural wood shrinkage.