Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 11:00 to 6:00

Inscription

upper center reverse: MARK ROTHKO; center right reverse, sideways: 1946-47 / 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
1989
Extended loan for display with the musem's permanent collection, 1989-2002.
1989
Loan for display with permanent collection, Oakland Museum, California, 1989-
Bibliography
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 315, repro. (repro. is incorrectly oriented, showing top of painting as left side, and dimensions are reversed).
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 387, repro.