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Inscription

upper center reverse: 1946 / MARK ROTHKO

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
1999
Extended loan for use by Chief of Staff John Podesta, The White House, Washington, D.C., 1999-2001.
Bibliography
1983
Ashton, Dore. About Rothko. New York, 1983: 108, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 308, repro.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 316, repro.