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Origin Myth (Descent)

Origin Myth (Descent)


Michael Spafford

American, 1935 - 2022

Ink, oil stick, and mixed media on paper
7 x 10 1/4 in. (17.8 x 26.1 cm), image and sheet size
Gift of the Estate of Mark Tobey
Provenance: [Otto Seligman Gallery, Seattle, Wash.]; purchased by Mark Tobey, Seattle, Wash., 1965; gift of the Estate of Mark Tobey to the Seattle Art Museum, Oct. 5, 1987
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Wash., Otto Seligman Gallery, 1965

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