• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 202

    MARK TOBEY (1890-1976)

    RED, WHITE AND BLUE TOWN

    Price Realised  

    MARK TOBEY (1890-1976)
    RED, WHITE AND BLUE TOWN
    SIGNED AND DATED 'TOBEY 57' (LOWER LEFT)
    TEMPERA ON CARD LAID DOWN ON CARDBOARD
    44¼ X 28 1/8IN. (112.4 X 71.6CM.)
    EXECUTED IN 1957


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    ACHIM MOELLER HAS KINDLY CONFIRMED THE AUTHENTICITY OF THIS WORK AND THAT IT IS INCLUDED IN THE ARCHIVES OF THE MARK TOBEY PROJECT LLC, NEW YORK.

    Special Notice

    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.


    Provenance

    WILLARD GALLERY, NEW YORK.
    GALERIE BEYELER, BASEL.
    ACQUIRED FROM THE ABOVE BY THE PRESENT OWNER IN 1959.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Literature

    'VIBRANT SPACE OF MARK TOBEY' IN THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 1962 (ILLUSTRATED).


    Exhibited

    BASEL, GALERIE BEYELER, MARK TOBEY, MAY-JUNE 1961, NO. 12.
    PARIS, MUSéE DES ARTS DéCORATIFS, RéTROSPECTIVE MARK TOBEY, OCTOBER-DECEMBER 1961, NO. 153.
    LONDON, WHITECHAPEL GALLERY, RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION MARK TOBEY PAINTING AND DRAWINGS 1925-1961, JANUARY 1962, NO. 102.
    NEW YORK, WILLARD GALLERY, EXHIBITION OF RECENT PAINTINGS, SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 1962.
    BERN, KUNSTHALLE BERN, MARK TOBEY, JULY-SEPTEMBER 1966, NO. 61.