- Eve and the snake by Philip Melvin (1938 – 2010) Philip Melvin worked principally with ‘as found’ materials. Often in trouble with the law; he spent time in prison and rehabilitation centres. He was often ‘on the street’ and would trade his work for food and drink. His art reflected people in society and on the news. Religion and politics were favorite subjects as was human foolishness. This piece is engraved and painted onto a 1” thick board with red match heads glued in as apples. Good condition. 30 ½” tall x 10 ¾” wide.
Shadfly Folk Art Gallery and Antiques is located in Port Dover, Ontario