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upper right reverse: MARK ROTHKO / 1958; center reverse: MARK ROTHKO / 1958


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.

American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 320, repro. (repro. is incorrectly oriented, showing top of painting as left side, and dimensions are reversed).
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 643, repro.