Overview

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Inscription

lower left reverse: MARK 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
2003
Mark Rothko: The Mural Projects, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2003-2007.
2008
Rothko: The Late Series, Tate Modern, London; Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Sakura-shi, Japan, 2008-2009, unnumbered checklist, repro. (Sakura only).
Bibliography
1989
Kellein, Thomas. Mark Rothko: Kaaba in New York. Exh. cat. Kunsthalle, Basel, 1989: 81, repro. (repro. is incorrectly inverted, showing top of painting as the bottom).
1991
Grunenberg, Christoph. Mark Rothko. Washington, D.C., 1991: 17, fig. 14 (incorrect image, painting reproduced is NGA 1985.38.5).
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 324, repro. (repro. is incorrectly inverted, showing top of painting as the bottom).
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 655, repro.
Technical Summary