center reverse: Music / M. Rothkowitz
The artist [1903-1970]; his estate; consigned 1970 to (Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York); transferred 1977 back to the artist's estate; transferred 1979 to The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York; gift 1986 to NGA.
- The Ten: 2nd Annual Exhibition, Montross Gallery, New York, 1936-1937, checklist no. 27.
- Against the Stream: Milton Avery, Adolph Gottlieb, and Mark Rothko in the 1930s, Katonah Museum of Art, New York, 1994, unnumbered checklist, fig. 19.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 284, repro.
- Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 80, repro.