Overview

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Inscription

lower left reverse, sideways: MARK ROTHKO / 1961 [sic]

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

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 1985 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1978
Mark Rothko: The 1958-1959 Murals, The Pace Gallery, New York, 1978, brochure, repro., as Untitled.
1998
Mark Rothko, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1998-1999, no. 79 (NGA/WMAA cat.) and no. 47 (Paris cat.), repro.
2000
Farbe > Licht [Color to Light], Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2000, no. 87, repro.
2000
Loan to display with permanent collection, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2000, no cat.
2000
Mark Rothko, 'A consummated experience between picture and onlooker', Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona; Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2000-2001, no. 45, repro.
2001
Mark Rothko Rooms, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2001-2002, unnumbered catalogue.
2003
Mark Rothko: The Mural Projects, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2003-2007.
2008
Rothko: The Late Series, Tate Modern, London; Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura-shi, Japan, 2008-2009, unnumbered checklist, repro.

Bibliography

1984
Allen, Jane Addams. "National Gallery Chosen for Rothko Gift." Washington Times (1984): B3, repro.
1984
Clearwater, Bonnie. Mark Rothko: Works on Paper. New York, 1984: 45, repro.
1989
Gassert, Sigmar. "Mutige, simulierende Kombination." Basler Zeitung. (1989): 45, repro.
1989
Kellein, Thomas. Mark Rothko: Kaaba in New York. Exh. cat. Kunsthalle, Basel, 1989: 43, 63, two repros.
1989
Kind, Yvonne. "Hoch und Heilig." Schweizer Illustrierte (1989): 118, repro.
1990
Grunenberg, Christopher. Mark Rothko: The Spirit of Myth. Early Paintings from the 30's and 40's. Exh. cat. NGA National Lending Service exhibition, Washington, D.C., 1990: 17.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 323, repro.
1993
Amishai-Maisels, Ziva. Depiction and Interpretation: The Influence of the Holocaust on the Visual Arts. Oxford, 1993: 71, repro.
1993
Breslin, James E.B. Mark Rothko; A Biography. Chicago and London, 1993.
1996
Brady, Joan. Death Comes to Peter Pan. London, 1996: cover repro.
1997
Cernuschi, Claude. "Not an Illustration but the Equivalent": A Cognitive Approach to Abstract Expressionism. Madison, 1997: 106, repro.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 652, repro., as Mural for End Wall {Untitled} [Seagram Mural].
2008
Georges Braque. Exh. cat. Bank Austria Kunsforum, Vienna, 2008-2009. Vienna and Ostfildern, 2008: 75 fig. 6.

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