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Inscription

upper right: Mark Rothko; possibly by Mark Rothko, upper right reverse: 29 East 56th St [?] / NYC / Price $300

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 1986 to NGA.

Bibliography
1983
Ashton, Dore. About Rothko. New York, 1983: 28, repro.
1995
Anfam, David, Sumi Hayashi, Nobuyuki Hiromoto, Naoko Seki. Mark Rothko. Exh. cat. Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art; Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art; Nagoya City Art Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, Toyko. 1995-1996: 29, fig. 22.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 73, repro.