Mark Tobey, ‘They've Come Back II’, 1971, Print, Etching with aquatint printed in colours, on laid paper, Forum Auctions
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Mark Tobey

They've Come Back II, 1971

Etching with aquatint printed in colours, on laid paper
23 2/5 × 16 1/2 in
59.5 × 42 cm
Edition of 96
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Published by Edition de Beauclaire, Frankfurt, with full margins, 595 x 420 mm, (23 1/4 x 16 1/2 …

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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 language of all-over painting and gestural abstraction, which he called “white writing.” “What I had learned in the Orient had affected more than I realized,” he said. “In a short time white writing emerged. I had a totally new conception of painting.” When working in this technique, Tobey would place white calligraphic marks and symbols atop an abstract field composed of thousands of densely interwoven brushstrokes.

Mark Tobey, ‘They've Come Back II’, 1971, Print, Etching with aquatint printed in colours, on laid paper, Forum Auctions
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Published by Edition de Beauclaire, Frankfurt, with full margins, 595 x 420 mm, (23 1/4 x 16 1/2 in)(unframed)

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Signed and numbered from the edition of 96 in pencil
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 language of all-over painting and gestural abstraction, which he called “white writing.” “What I had learned in the Orient had affected more than I realized,” he said. “In a short time white writing emerged. I had a totally new conception of painting.” When working in this technique, Tobey would place white calligraphic marks and symbols atop an abstract field composed of thousands of densely interwoven brushstrokes.

Mark Tobey

They've Come Back II, 1971

Etching with aquatint printed in colours, on laid paper
23 2/5 × 16 1/2 in
59.5 × 42 cm
Edition of 96
.
Bidding closed
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