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Premier Auction - Session II - March 25, 2023

Sat, Mar 25, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 899

Mose Tolliver

Estimate: $800 - $1,000

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$10,000 $1,000
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$50,000 $5,000
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(American/Alabama, 1918-2006)

Nall Hollis, signed "MOSET" lower left, inscription on back reads "Painted especially for 'Nall' but he has not yet come to pick it up. Painted just before I went to the hospital 3/6/88 MOSET", paint on board, 26-1/2 x 22-1/4 in.; unframed

Note: Fred Nall Hollis (American/Alabama, born 1949) is an American artist specializing in Surrealist painting and engraving. He was close friends with the author, James Baldwin, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, and Ringo Starr. Nall has traveled extensively around the globe, even purchasing the studio of Jean Dubuffet in Venice, Italy to work out of temporarily. He currently lives and maintains a studio in Fairhope, Alabama.


edges of board are rough, likely as made, soda can flip top hanger, some losses to paint

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Private Collection, North Carolina