Two (2) Mose Ernest Tolliver (Alabama, 1919-2006) folk art paintings. 1st item: House paint on plywood painting in the form of a crucifix with a blue and green Christ figure flanked by two green birds and small metal nails. Signed "MOSE T" with backwards "S" lower center of crucifix. Mounted to a plywood board. Museum accession tag en verso. Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Crucifix – 23 3/4" H x 16 1/4" W. Framed – 29 1/2" H x 21 5/8" W. Late 20th century. 2nd item: House paint on plywood painting depicting a light blue bird on a red tree limb against a white background. Signed "MOSE T" with backwards "S" lower right. Museum accession tag en verso. Housed in a contemporary wooden frame. Sight – 24 1/4" H x 23" W. Framed – 29 1/2" H x 28 3/8" W. Late 20th century. Provenance: Property of the Arts Center of Cannon County, Tennessee. CONDITION: 1st item: Paint flakes on edges of crucifix. Scattered scuffs on surface of crucifix. Plywood mount loose in frame. 2nd item: Adhesive applied to natural age crack, top to lower left side. Black scuffs across top of plywood.
Lot 474: Purvis Young Painting, Assemblage w/ Frames Previous Item Lot 476: 2 Mose Tolliver Folk Art Paintings Next Item