Abstract format with two-color (dark reddish-purple and dark yellow) acrylic paint background brushed or loosely rolled within a stenciled square on the paper. An oval in black oil crayon drawn over painted ground, angled from lower left to upper right.

Tilted Ellipse within a Square

Robert Mangold


  • Titles Tilted Ellipse within a Square (Proper)
  • Artist Robert Mangold, American, born 1937
  • Medium acrylic with oil crayon on paper
  • Dimensions sheet: 30 3/8 × 22 1/2 in. (77.2 × 57.2 cm) image: 22 1/16 x 22 1/16 in. (56 x 56 cm)
  • Credit Line Collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art, THE DOROTHY AND HERBERT VOGEL COLLECTION: FIFTY WORKS FOR FIFTY STATES, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the National Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2008.63, image © 2018 Robert Mangold / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
  • Work Type painting
  • Classification Paintings