Skip to Content
Inscription

upper left reverse: MARK ROTHKO

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
2012
The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection, The Getty Villa, Pacific Palisades; Cleveland Museum of Art; Musée des beaux-arts du Québec, 2012-2013 (shown only in Cleveland).
2014
Mark Rothko: Works from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague; Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center, South Korea, 2014-2015.
2015
Mark Rothko: A Retrospective, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2015-2016.
Bibliography
1988
Mark Rothko: The Seagram Mural Project. Exh. cat. The Tate Gallery, London, 1988.
1989
Kellein, Thomas. Mark Rothko: Kaaba in New York. Exh. cat. Kunsthalle, Basel, 1989: 79, repro.
1992
American Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 322, repro.
1998
Anfam, David. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven and London, 1998: no. 651, repro.
Related Content