Mark Tobey

American, 1890–1976

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Abstract painter Mark Tobey strived to represent the mystical through art. Inspired by international travels, Eastern religion, Arabic calligraphy, classical music, and the emerging modes of Abstract Expressionism, Tobey created a unique visual …

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Untitled, 1961
Sold on Jun 28, 2021
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51.5 x 100.5 cm
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Jun 28, 2021
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Monotype Signed and dated lower right "Tobey, 61" h: 100.50 w: 51.50 cm The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Mr. Achim Moeller, Principal Director of the Mark Tobey Project LLC. Monotype; signed and dated lower right
Untitled, 1961
Monotype
Jun 28, 2021
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51.5 x 100.5 cm
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Jun 28, 2021
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Monotype Signed and dated lower right "Tobey, 61" h: 100.50 w: 51.50 cm The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Mr. Achim Moeller, Principal Director of the Mark Tobey Project LLC. Monotype; signed and dated lower right
Moon, 1955
Sold on May 13, 2021
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double-sided tempera on paperboard
103.5 x 78.0 cm
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May 13, 2021
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signed and dated '55 double-sided tempera on paperboard 30 by 40 in. 78 by 103.5 cm. Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of the Mark Tobey Project LLC, has confirmed the authenticity. The work is registered in the Mark Tobey archive with the number MT [326-04-30-21].
Moon, 1955
double-sided tempera on paperboard
May 13, 2021
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103.5 x 78.0 cm
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May 13, 2021
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signed and dated '55 double-sided tempera on paperboard 30 by 40 in. 78 by 103.5 cm. Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of the Mark Tobey Project LLC, has confirmed the authenticity. The work is registered in the Mark Tobey archive with the number MT [326-04-30-21].
Senza titolo, 1937
Sold on May 6, 2021
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TEMPERA ON PAPER
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Mark Tobey (1890-1976) firmato e datato ‘Tobey 37’ (in basso a sinistra) tempera su carta 9.7 x 12.2 cm. Eseguito nel 1937 ‘UNTITLED’; SIGNED AND DATED (LOWER LEFT); TEMPERA ON PAPER Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Senza titolo, 1937
TEMPERA ON PAPER
May 6, 2021
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Mark Tobey (1890-1976) firmato e datato ‘Tobey 37’ (in basso a sinistra) tempera su carta 9.7 x 12.2 cm. Eseguito nel 1937 ‘UNTITLED’; SIGNED AND DATED (LOWER LEFT); TEMPERA ON PAPER Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Composition, 1972
Sold on Apr 14, 2021
$7,012
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tempera on paper
21.0 x 14.9 cm
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$7,012
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Apr 14, 2021
Bonhams
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1972 signed and dated 'Tobey 1972' (lower left) tempera on paper 5 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. 14.9 x 21 cm.
Composition, 1972
tempera on paper
Apr 14, 2021
Bonhams
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21.0 x 14.9 cm
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Apr 14, 2021
Bonhams
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$7,012
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1972 signed and dated 'Tobey 1972' (lower left) tempera on paper 5 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. 14.9 x 21 cm.
Light of Spring, 1969
Sold on Mar 19, 2021
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tempera on paper
71.12 x 101.6 cm
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Mar 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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signed and dated 69 tempera on paper 101.5 by 71 cm. 40 by 28 in. Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of the Project LLC, has confirmed the authenticity. The work is registered in the archive with the number MT [322-03-18-21] and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Light of Spring, 1969
tempera on paper
Mar 19, 2021
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71.12 x 101.6 cm
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Mar 19, 2021
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signed and dated 69 tempera on paper 101.5 by 71 cm. 40 by 28 in. Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of the Project LLC, has confirmed the authenticity. The work is registered in the archive with the number MT [322-03-18-21] and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Untitled (Scroll), 1957
Sold on Mar 11, 2021
$10,625
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ink wash on paper
64.0 x 27.3 cm
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$10,625
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Mar 11, 2021
Christie's
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Mark Tobey (1890-1976) signed and dated 'Tobey 57' (lower right) ink wash on paper 103⁄4 x 243⁄4 in. (27.3 x 64 cm.) Executed in 1957.
Untitled (Scroll), 1957
ink wash on paper
Mar 11, 2021
Christie's
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64.0 x 27.3 cm
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Mar 11, 2021
Christie's
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$10,625
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Mark Tobey (1890-1976) signed and dated 'Tobey 57' (lower right) ink wash on paper 103⁄4 x 243⁄4 in. (27.3 x 64 cm.) Executed in 1957.
Untitled, 1960
Sold on Mar 9, 2021
$20,000
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tempera, gouache, ink and graphite on paper mounted on paperboard
17.8 x 12.7 cm
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$20,000
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Mar 9, 2021
Christie's
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Mark Tobey (1890-1976) signed and dated 'Tobey 60' (lower right) tempera, gouache, ink and graphite on paper mounted on paperboard 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm.) Executed in 1960.
Untitled, 1960
tempera, gouache, ink and graphite on paper mounted on paperboard
Mar 9, 2021
Christie's
$20,000
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17.8 x 12.7 cm
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Mar 9, 2021
Christie's
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$20,000
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Mark Tobey (1890-1976) signed and dated 'Tobey 60' (lower right) tempera, gouache, ink and graphite on paper mounted on paperboard 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm.) Executed in 1960.
Untitled, 1971
Sold on Dec 11, 2020
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watercolor and tempera on paper laid down on Masonite
47.6 x 64.8 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
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signed and dated 1971 watercolor and tempera on paper laid down on Masonite Board: 25½ by 18¾ in. (64.8 by 47.6 cm.) Framed: 33 by 26¼ in. (83.8 by 66.7 cm.) Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of the Mark Tobey Project LLC, has confirmed the authenticity of this work. The work is registered in the Mark Tobey archive with the number MT 318-12-10-20.
Untitled, 1971
watercolor and tempera on paper laid down on Masonite
Dec 11, 2020
Sotheby's
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47.6 x 64.8 cm
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Dec 11, 2020
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signed and dated 1971 watercolor and tempera on paper laid down on Masonite Board: 25½ by 18¾ in. (64.8 by 47.6 cm.) Framed: 33 by 26¼ in. (83.8 by 66.7 cm.) Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of the Mark Tobey Project LLC, has confirmed the authenticity of this work. The work is registered in the Mark Tobey archive with the number MT 318-12-10-20.
Untitled (Raissance of a Flower), 1962
Sold on Dec 8, 2020
$44,100
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tempera on paper
18.3 x 28.3 cm
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$44,100
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Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
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Untitled (Raissance of a Flower), 1962
tempera on paper
Dec 8, 2020
Phillips
$44,100
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18.3 x 28.3 cm
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Dec 8, 2020
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Luminous White, 1890-1976
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
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tempera and gouache on paper
15.9 x 12.1 cm
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Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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Mark Tobey (1890-1976) Luminous White signed and dated 'Tobey 53' (lower right) tempera and gouache on paper 6 ¼ x 4 ¾ in. (15.9 x 12.1 cm.) Painted in 1953.
Luminous White, 1890-1976
tempera and gouache on paper
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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15.9 x 12.1 cm
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Dec 3, 2020
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Mark Tobey (1890-1976) Luminous White signed and dated 'Tobey 53' (lower right) tempera and gouache on paper 6 ¼ x 4 ¾ in. (15.9 x 12.1 cm.) Painted in 1953.