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Provenance

The artist [1903-1970], New York; his estate; (Marlborough Gallery, New York); purchased 1971 by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia; gift 1992 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1971
Mark Rothko, Kunsthaus Zurich; Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin; Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf; Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1971-1972, no. 38, repro., as Red, Black, White on Yellow.
1972
Mark Rotkho, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1972, no. 26, as Rouge, Noir, Blanc sur Jaune.
1991
Art for the Nation: Gifts in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1991, 412-413, color repro., as Red, Black, White on Yellow.
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. 38 (Paris cat.), repro. (shown only in Paris).
2000
Loan to display with permanent collection during Pompidou Center's re-opening, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 2000-2001, no cat., as Red, Black, White on Yellow.
Bibliography
1971
Descloux, Charles. "Mark Rothko." La Liberté (1971): 3, repro.
1971
Schnieder, Robert. "Schwebende Farben zum Meditieren." Zentralschweizer (1971): 3, repro.
1971
von Quitzow, Wolfgang Stauch. "Schweigende Tafelbilder in Schwarz und Grau." Rhein-Zeitung (1971): 2, repro.
1972
Gaillard, Francoise. "Le Bon et le Mauvais Gout." L'Education Enfantine (1972): 29, repro.
1973
Galy-Carles. "Regard sur une certaine peinture americaine." Nouvelles Litteraires (1973): ill.
1993
Cole, Allison. Eyewitness Art: Color. London, 1993: 59, repro.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 535, repro.
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