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image of No. 8 Mark Rothko (painter)
American, born Russia, 1903 - 1970
No. 8, 1949
oil and mixed media on canvas
overall: 228.3 x 167.3 cm (89 7/8 x 65 7/8 in.)
Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc.
Copyright © 1997 Christopher Rothko and Kate Rothko Prizel
1986.43.147
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From the Tour: Selections from the Modern and Contemporary Collections
Object 4 of 8

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The artist [1903-1970]; his estate; consigned 1970 to (Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York); transferred 1977 back to the artist's estate;[1] transferred 1979 to The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York; gift 1986 to NGA.

[1] For a detailed discussion of the transactions surrounding the Rothko estate see Lee Seldes, Legacy of Mark Rothko, New York, 1978.

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