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Inscription

upper left reverse: MARK ROTHKO / 1949; upper center reverse: TOP

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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

1950
Mark Rothko, Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, 1950, no cat.
1971
Mark Rothko, Kunsthaus Zurich, 1971, no. 15, repro.
1972
Mark Rotkho, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1972, no. 11, repro.
1976
Acquisition Priorities: Aspects of Postwar Painting in America, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Ohio, 1976-1977, no. 19, repro.
1978
Mark Rothko, 1903-1970: A Retrospective, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1978, no. 89.
1983
Mark Rothko 1949: A Year in Transition / Selections from the Mark Rothko Foundation, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1983, no. 3, repro.
1989
Loan to display with permanent collection, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1989-1990.
1989
Rothko Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, North Carolina Museum, Raleigh, 1989, no cat.
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. 40 (NGA/WMAA cat.) and no. 22 (Paris cat.), repro.
2000
Mark Rothko, 'A consummated experience between picture and onlooker', Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona; Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2000-2001, no. 17, repro.
2001
Mark Rothko Rooms, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, 2001-2002, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
2010
Vertical Thoughts: Morton Feldman and the Visual Arts, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, 2010, unnumbered catalogue, repro., as No. 8 [Multiform].
2012
Mark Rothko, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, 2012, no catalogue.

Bibliography

1950
"One-Picture Wall or Many-Picture Wall." Vogue (1950): 67, repro.
1983
Delehanty, Hugh J. "Forty-Niner: Mark Rothko's Influence on Bay Area Artists." San Fransisco Focus (1983): 8, repro.
1984
Bolen, Jean Shinoda. "Sacred Experience Evoked by Art: Mark Rothko's Painting and Gnosis." New Realities 6 (1984): 52, repro.
1984
Peck, Cathy. "The Rothko Foundation Plans Its Future." Art News 83 (1984): 80, repro.
1985
Clearwater, Bonnie. "How Rothko Looked at Rothko." Art News 84 (1985): 100, repo.
1988
del Marquet, Iglesias. "El Maestro Rothko." Expression 4 (1988): repro.
1989
"Mark Rothko." North Carolina Museum of Art: Preview (Summer 1989): 8, repro.; (Autumn 1989): cover illustration.
1991
Doss, Erika. Benton, Pollock, and the Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to Abstract Expressionism. Chicago, 1991: 404, fig. 6.7.
1991
Glimcher, Marc. The Art of Mark Rothko: Into an Unknown World. New York, 1991: 95, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 315, repro.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 415, repro.

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