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Mark Tobey papers, [ca. 1920]-1977

Mark Tobey papers, [ca. 1920]-1977

Tobey, Mark, 1890-1976

Sculptor, Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 11 microfilm reels.

Summary: Biographical material; correspondence; financial records; Baha'i material; music; writings; art works; printed material; and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Abstract Expressionist. Also worked as fashion illustrator, portrait painter. Born in Wisconsin, December 11, 1892. Died 1976. Worked in Chicago, Seattle, Basel, Switzerland; New York, N.Y., Dartington Hall, Devonshire, England, and Paris. Convert to Baha'i religion.


Lent for microfilming 1984 by the Seattle Art Museum.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 3200-3210 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Mark Tobey papers, [ca. 1920]-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.