Temptation

  • Edgar Tolson, Temptation, 1970, carved and painted white elm with pen and pencil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.273

Title
Temptation
Artist
Date
1970
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
21 7/8 x 16 1/2 x 12 in. (55.1 x 42.0 x 30.5 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson

Mediums
Mediums Description
carved and painted white elm with pen and pencil
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – reptile – snake
  • State of being – evil – temptation
  • Landscape – tree – apple tree
  • Religion – Old Testament – Eve
  • Religion – Old Testament – Adam
Object Number
1986.65.273
Palette
Linked Open Data
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