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Mark Tobey (American, 1890-1976) Untitled

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
735
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$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Mark Tobey (American, 1890-1976)

Untitled, 1958
Signed and dated "Tobey 58" in pencil l.r., inscribed "Harold Diamond" in pen
and identified on a label affixed to the paper backing.
Watercolor on Valley Onion Skin paper, sheet size 10 7/8 x 8 5/8 in. (27.6 x 21.9 cm), framed.
Condition: Taped to backing mat at u.l. and u.r. corners.

Provenance: Purchased from Oscar Krasner Inc., New York, January 26, 1963; estate of an arts benefactor, New York.

N.B. We wish to thank The Mark Tobey Project, LLC, for their assistance with cataloging the lot; the work is registered as no. MT [145-8-18-11].
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Paper taped to backing mat; very subtle rippling; mat burn; due to the thinness of paper and the strength of paper tape mount (not hinges) we unfortunately cannnot photograph the full sheet verso; no additional condition issues to report.

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The Mark Tobey Project LLC, Mark Tobey, New England, American art, Printing, Tobey

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