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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 1986 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1940
New Work by Marcel Gromaire, Mark Rothko, Joseph Solman, Neumann-Willard Gallery, New York, 1940, no cat.
2007
1937. Perfection and Destruction, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 2007-2008, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
Bibliography
1940
Lowe, Jeannette. "Three Moderns: Rothko, Gromaire, and Solman." Art News 38 (1940): 12.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 289, repro.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 116, repro.