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Inscription

upper right reverse: MARK ROTHKO / 1953

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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

1971
Amerikansk Kunst 1950-1970, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, 1971, no. 59, cover illustration.
1972
Masters of the 19th and 20th Centuries, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London, 1972, no. 78, repro.
1978
Mark Rothko, 1903-1970: A Retrospective, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1978, no. 111.
1983
Mark Rothko: Subjects, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1983-1984, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1987
Mark Rothko 1903-1970, The Tate Gallery, London; Fundación Juan March, Madrid; Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 1987-1988, no. 40 (London catalogue), no. 20 (Madrid catalogue), no. 33 (Cologne catalogue), repros.
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. 30, repro.
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. 57 (NGA/WMAA cat.) and no. 31 (Paris cat.), repro.

Bibliography

1984
Clearwater, Bonnie. Mark Rothko: Works on Paper. New York, 1984: 40, repro.
1986
Eliminating the Obstacles Between the Painter and the Observer: The Mark Rothko Foundation. New York, 1986: frontispiece, repro.
1987
ABC de las Artes 1 (1 October 1987): 12, repro.
1989
Strick, Jeremy. 20th Century Painting and Sculpture: Selections for the 10th Anniversary of the East Building. Washington, D.C., 1989: 78, repro.
1989
White, James E. Introduction to Philosophy. Saint Paul, 1989: cover ill.
1991
Grunenberg, Christoph. Mark Rothko. Washington, D.C., 1991: 14-16, cover repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 318, repro.
1992
National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 269, repro.
1994
Sepulveda, Luis. Der Alte, der Liebesromane las. Frankfurt am Main, 1994: cover ill.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 493, repro.

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