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Property from an Important French Collection

Mark Tobey

Homage to the Virgin

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May 18, 09:51 PM GMT


60,000 - 80,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from an Important French Collection

Mark Tobey

1890 - 1976

Homage to the Virgin

signed Tobey and dated 48 (lower right)

tempera on paper-surfaced cardboard mounted on cardboard

8⅞ by 14⅞ in.

22.5 by 37.8 cm.

Executed in 1948.

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 [269-5-22-19]

Willard Gallery, New York
Eleanore and Daniel Saidenberg Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1949)
The Museum of Modern Art, New York (gift from the above in 1969)
Sotheby's Paris, 6 June 2019, lot 129 (consigned by the above)
Acquired from the above by the present owner
New York, Willard Gallery, Mark Tobey, 1949, no. 65, n.p. 
Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Rétrospective Mark Tobey, 1961
London, Whitechapel Gallery, Mark Tobey Retrospective: Paintings and Drawings 1925-1961, 1962;  no. 41, p. 21
Washington D.C., The Phillips Collection, Mark Tobey, 1962
New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Cleveland Museum of Art; Art Institute of Chicago, Mark Tobey, 1962-63,  no. 52, p. 69
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Mark Tobey Retrospective, 1968, no. 43, p. 35, n.p., illustrated