Sale 19PT02 | Lot 2007

Mark Tobey

Catalogue: Post-War & Contemporary Art
Mark Tobey

Lot Details

Lot 2007
Mark Tobey
American, 1890-1976
Breath of Stone, 1954
Signed Tobey and dated 54 (lr), inscribed the breath of stone and painting/for Beyeler/1969 on reverse of mount
Ink and gouache on paper laid to card
11 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches (29.84 x 16.51 cm) sheet, 13 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches (33.33 x 20.63 cm) mount

Provenance: This work was acquired directly from the artist, March 1971.

Achim Moeller, Managing Principal of the Mark Tobey Project LLC, has confirmed the authenticity of this work. It is registered in the Mark Tobey archive with the number MT [259-3-26-19].


C Estate of Elisabeth B. Vondracek

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $34,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

The surface of the mount has yellowed along the edges of the paper. This may be a yellowing of the adhesive used to lay the paper to the card.


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Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $34,375 (includes buyer's premium)

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