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
1989
Rothko Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 1989, no cat.
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. 43, repro.
2003
Mark Rothko: The Mural Projects, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2003-indefinite closing.
Bibliography
1982
Ashton, Dore. American Art Since 1945. New York, 1982: 161, repro., cover ill.
1989
"Mark Rothko." North Carolina Museum of Art: Preview (1989): 10, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 325, repro.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 735, repro.