lower right: M.Rothkowitz; across center reverse, sideways: M.Rothkowitz / Main Room; upper left reverse, sideways: NUDE
The artist [1903-1970]; his estate; consigned 1970 to (Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York); transferred 1977 back to the artist's estate; transferred 1979 to The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York; gift 1986 to NGA.
- First Exhibition - The Ten: An Independent Group, Montross Gallery, New York, 1935-1936, checklist no. 23.
- American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 275, repro.
- Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 58, repro.