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All the Way from Chicago 1. Paul Ling Low 2. Annie Low 3. Charlie Bee Low 4. Chestafel Low

Folk and Self-Taught Art
All the Way from Chicago 1. Paul Ling Low 2. Annie Low 3. Charlie Bee Low 4. Chestafel Low

Artwork Details

Artist/Maker

Mose Tolliver
American, 1919–2006

Date

ca. 1987

Medium

Paint on wood

Accession #

1999.101

Dimensions

24 1/16 x 31 1/16 inches

Location

On View - Anne Cox Chambers Wing

Description

Staccato dots of paint and the feet of Annie and Chestafel seem to tap out a rhythm for the eyes in this lively painting by Mose Tolliver. His skill as a colorist is evident in the harmonious blues, greens, and browns. This former gardener once reminisced about his enjoyment of the color patterns in the flowers he tended. As the title implies, this work commemorates a welcome visit from Northern friends.

Credit

T. Marshall Hahn Collection

Image Copyright

© Estate of Mose Tolliver / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York