Overview

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Inscription

upper left reverse: MARK ROTHKO / 1964; on upper horizontal crossbar member: 1964 #5; on lower horizontal crossbar member: M. Rothko

Marks and Labels

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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

1992
Mito Annual '93: Another World, Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Gallery, Mito, Japan, 1992-1993, no. 3, repro.
1995
Mark Rothko, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba-ken; Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art; Nagoya City Art Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 1995-1996, no. 44, repro.
1996
Mark Rothko: The Chapel Commission, The Menil Collection, Houston, 1996-1997, no. 14.
1998
Mark Rothko, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1998-1999, no. 99 (NGA/WMAA cat.) and no. 58 (Paris cat.), repro.
2006
Black Paintings, Haus der Kunst, Munich, 2006-2007, no. 46, repro.
2010
In the Tower: Mark Rothko, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2010-2011, unnumbered brochure.

Bibliography

1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 326, repro.
1993
Hiromoto, Nobuyuki. Mark Rothko. Tokyo, 1993: no. 63, repro.
1995
Mark Rothko. Exh. cat. Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba-ken; Marugame Genichiro Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art; Nagoya City Art Museum; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 1995-1996: no. 44.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 778, repro.

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