Edgar Tolson. Original Sin.
Edgar Tolson. Original Sin. c. late 1970’s. Carved and painted wood. Signed. Very rare image. Mint condition. A Slotin Auction Favorite! Piece was acquired directly from the artist who said that he had made two examples of this piece and he called them, “Original Sin” or “French Connection.” The other example is in the Smithsonian American Art Museum from the Herbert Hemphill Collection. 10.5” x 9” x 8”. Provenance: The Salvatore Scalora Collection. Est. $10,000-15,000. Ship: $150