Mark Tansey

American, b. 1949

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Mark Tansey

American, b. 1949

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$3,375,000
Myth of Depth II, 1987
Sold on Nov 13, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
101.6 x 213.3 cm
Realized Price
$3,375,000
Auction Sale
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) Myth of Depth II signed, titled and dated '"MYTH OF DEPTH II" Tansey 1987' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 40 x 84 in. (101.6 x 213.3 cm.) Painted in 1987.
Myth of Depth II, 1987
oil on canvas
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
$3,375,000
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Painting
101.6 x 213.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$3,375,000
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Mark Tansey (b. 1949) Myth of Depth II signed, titled and dated '"MYTH OF DEPTH II" Tansey 1987' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 40 x 84 in. (101.6 x 213.3 cm.) Painted in 1987.
$3,255,000
End of History Victory Party, 1993
Sold on Nov 13, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
196 x 274.3 cm
Realized Price
$3,255,000
Auction Sale
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) End of History Victory Party titled 'End of History Victory Party' (lower left); signed and dated 'Tansey '93' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Tansey 1993 "END OF HISTORY VICTORY PARTY"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 77 x 108 in. (196 x 274.3 cm.) Painted in 1993.
End of History Victory Party, 1993
oil on canvas
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
$3,255,000
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Painting
196 x 274.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 13, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$3,255,000
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) End of History Victory Party titled 'End of History Victory Party' (lower left); signed and dated 'Tansey '93' (lower right); signed, titled and dated again 'Tansey 1993 "END OF HISTORY VICTORY PARTY"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 77 x 108 in. (196 x 274.3 cm.) Painted in 1993.
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Veil, 1987
Sold on Oct 4, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
162.6 x 128cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 4, 2019
Christie's
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Mark Tansey (b. 1949) _Veil_ signed, titled and dated ‘Mark Tansey Veil 1987’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 64 x 50 ½in. (162.6 x 128cm.) Painted in 1987
Veil, 1987
oil on canvas
Oct 4, 2019
Christie's
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162.6 x 128cm
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Oct 4, 2019
Christie's
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Mark Tansey (b. 1949) _Veil_ signed, titled and dated ‘Mark Tansey Veil 1987’ (on the reverse) oil on canvas 64 x 50 ½in. (162.6 x 128cm.) Painted in 1987
£1,811,250
Study for Forward Retreat, 1986
Sold on Jun 25, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
107 x 137.4cm
Realized Price
£1,811,250
Auction Sale
Jun 25, 2019
Christie's
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) _Study for Forward Retreat_ signed 'Tansey' (upper right); signed, titled and dated 'Tansey 1986 "Study for Forward Retreat"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 42 1/8 x 54 1/8in. (107 x 137.4cm.) Painted in 1986
Study for Forward Retreat, 1986
oil on canvas
Jun 25, 2019
Christie's
£1,811,250
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Painting
107 x 137.4cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 25, 2019
Christie's
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£1,811,250
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) _Study for Forward Retreat_ signed 'Tansey' (upper right); signed, titled and dated 'Tansey 1986 "Study for Forward Retreat"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 42 1/8 x 54 1/8in. (107 x 137.4cm.) Painted in 1986
£62,500
The Seven Deadly Sins, 1982
Sold on Jun 20, 2019
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Work on Paper
graphite on paper, in seven parts
31.2 x 117.5cm
Realized Price
£62,500
Auction Sale
Jun 20, 2019
Christie's
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) The Seven Deadly Sins (i) titled 'Taste' (lower left) (ii) titled 'Touch' (lower left) (iii) titled 'Smell' (lower left) (iv) titled 'Sound' (lower left) (v) titled 'Motion' (lower left) (vi) titled 'Depth' (lower left) (vii) titled 'Time' (lower left); signed and dated 'Tansey 82' (lower right) graphite on paper, in seven parts each image: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾in. (12 x 9.5cm.) overall: 12 ¼ x 46 ¼in. (31.2 x 117.5cm.) Executed in 1982
The Seven Deadly Sins, 1982
graphite on paper, in seven parts
Jun 20, 2019
Christie's
£62,500
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Work on Paper
31.2 x 117.5cm
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Jun 20, 2019
Christie's
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£62,500
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Mark Tansey (b. 1949) The Seven Deadly Sins (i) titled 'Taste' (lower left) (ii) titled 'Touch' (lower left) (iii) titled 'Smell' (lower left) (iv) titled 'Sound' (lower left) (v) titled 'Motion' (lower left) (vi) titled 'Depth' (lower left) (vii) titled 'Time' (lower left); signed and dated 'Tansey 82' (lower right) graphite on paper, in seven parts each image: 4 ¾ x 3 ¾in. (12 x 9.5cm.) overall: 12 ¼ x 46 ¼in. (31.2 x 117.5cm.) Executed in 1982
$30,000
Zosimus Offers a Cloak to Mary the Egyptian, 1982
Sold on May 16, 2019
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20.3 x 18.4 cm
Realized Price
$30,000
Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) Zosimus Offers a Cloak to Mary the Egyptian signed, titled and dated 'ZOSIMUS OFFERS A CLOAK TO MARY THE EGYPTIAN Tansey 82' (lower edge) graphite on paperboard image: 4 7/8 x 4 ¼ in. (12.4 x 10.8 cm.) sheet: 8 x 7 ¼ in. (20.3 x 18.4 cm.) Drawn in 1982.
Zosimus Offers a Cloak to Mary the Egyptian, 1982
May 16, 2019
Christie's
$30,000
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20.3 x 18.4 cm
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Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$30,000
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) Zosimus Offers a Cloak to Mary the Egyptian signed, titled and dated 'ZOSIMUS OFFERS A CLOAK TO MARY THE EGYPTIAN Tansey 82' (lower edge) graphite on paperboard image: 4 7/8 x 4 ¼ in. (12.4 x 10.8 cm.) sheet: 8 x 7 ¼ in. (20.3 x 18.4 cm.) Drawn in 1982.
$3,615,000
Repairing the Wheel, 1996
Sold on May 16, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
213.4 x 162.6 cm
Realized Price
$3,615,000
Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) Repairing the Wheel signed, titled and dated 'Tansey '96 "Repairing the Wheel"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 86 x 64 in. (213.4 x 162.6 cm.) Painted in 1996.
Repairing the Wheel, 1996
oil on canvas
May 16, 2019
Christie's
$3,615,000
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Painting
213.4 x 162.6 cm
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Auction Sale
May 16, 2019
Christie's
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$3,615,000
Description
Mark Tansey (b. 1949) Repairing the Wheel signed, titled and dated 'Tansey '96 "Repairing the Wheel"' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 86 x 64 in. (213.4 x 162.6 cm.) Painted in 1996.
No artwork image
$312,500
STUDY FOR END OF HISTORY VICTORY PARTY
Sold on Sep 25, 2018
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil on canvas
76.2 by 106.7 cm
Realized Price
$312,500
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 1992-99 on the reverse oil on canvas 30 by 42 in. 76.2 by 106.7 cm.
No artwork image
STUDY FOR END OF HISTORY VICTORY PARTY
oil on canvas
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
$312,500
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Painting
76.2 by 106.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$312,500
Description
signed, titled and dated 1992-99 on the reverse oil on canvas 30 by 42 in. 76.2 by 106.7 cm.
No artwork image
$68,750
SWIM
Sold on Sep 25, 2018
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Work on Paper
graphite on paper
45.1 by 34.6 cm
Realized Price
$68,750
Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 2004 graphite on paper Image: 13 1/2 by 10 7/8 in. 34.3 by 27.6 cm. Sheet: 17 3/4 by 13 5/8 in. 45.1 by 34.6 cm.
No artwork image
SWIM
graphite on paper
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
$68,750
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Work on Paper
45.1 by 34.6 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 25, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$68,750
Description
signed, titled and dated 2004 graphite on paper Image: 13 1/2 by 10 7/8 in. 34.3 by 27.6 cm. Sheet: 17 3/4 by 13 5/8 in. 45.1 by 34.6 cm.
No artwork image
$3,135,000
STUDY FOR PUSH/PULL
Sold on May 17, 2018
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Painting
oil on canvas
121.9 by 142.2 cm
Realized Price
$3,135,000
Auction Sale
May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
Description
signed and dated 03; signed, titled and dated 2003 on the reverse oil on canvas 48 by 56 in. 121.9 by 142.2 cm.
No artwork image
STUDY FOR PUSH/PULL
oil on canvas
May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
$3,135,000
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Painting
121.9 by 142.2 cm
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Auction Sale
May 17, 2018
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$3,135,000
Description
signed and dated 03; signed, titled and dated 2003 on the reverse oil on canvas 48 by 56 in. 121.9 by 142.2 cm.
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