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Artist William Tolliver
200 Estate Signed and Numbered $375.00
20 Estate Signed Artist Proof $425.00
Size : 36" x 30
200 limited edition estate signed and numbered lithographs.
Artist William Tolliver born 1951 in Vicksburg Mississippi, second oldest of 14 children, Tolliver is a self taught artist who dropped out of school at age fourteen. William learned to mix colors by using paint by numbers kits, using this system he experimented with mixing colors and skin tones, William was a master at every medium, he handled figure studies, human-interest-situations, landscapes, portraits, and semi-abstract all with equal perfection and all from a photographic memory.
Tolliver never received any formal traing. His art has been termed Representational Abstract Expression he spent 38 of his 48 years perfecting his skills as a artist, educated him self by studying the classics, Chagall, Monet, Vangogh and Picasso, his master of color, design and harmony is unmatched in the art world.. Tolliver is ranked with critically acclaimed, Romare Bearden and Jacob Lawrence. Tolliver gained the reputation as one of America's most renown contempory artists.
Tolliver receiveed numerous awards and recognition for his contributions in the field of art, he has been featured in major art publications including The Art Gallery International and International Review of African American Art, His work is in the permannent collections of the Corcoran Museum, McKissick Museum, New Oleans Museum and Hampton University, His paintings have been Shown at the Smithsonian and U. S. Building in Washington D. C.