Mark Tobey Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Guggenheim Museum, New York City
2 works online
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh NEW!
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice NEW!
Mark Tobey at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Tate Gallery, London, UK
The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
6 works online
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
2 works online
Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois
Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
DePaul University Museum, Chicago
Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa
GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. NEW!
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "T"
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Musee Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland (in French)
Monotype rouge, 1961
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Flight Over Forms, 1966
Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, Florida
Folk Dance on Independence Day, lithograph
Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid (in Spanish)
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium Catalogue (in French)
Les premiers signes, 1958
Seattle Art Museum
The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland
Black by Yellow, 1973
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)
Earth Rhythm, 1961
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
Wichita Art Museum, Kansas
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German) Articles and Reference Sites:
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)
California State University WorldImages Database
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)
El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Mark Tobey
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
The New York Observer
"Tobey and Feininger, Epistolary Buddies In the Avant-Garde", article by Hilton Kramer