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Artist:
Mark Rothko (American (born Russia), Dvinsk 1903–1970 New York)
Date:
1967
Medium:
Acrylic on paper, mounted on Masonite
Dimensions:
29 7/8 x 22in. (75.9 x 55.9cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation Inc., 1985
Accession Number:
1985.63.1
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Not on view
the artist, New York (1967–d.1970; his estate, consigned to Marlborough Gallery, New York, 1970–77; returned to the artist's estate, 1977–79; transferred in 1979 to the Rothko Foundation); The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York (1979–85; gift to MMA)

Atlanta. High Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," January 26–April 4, 1993, no. 45.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 4–September 12, 1993, extended to November 7, 1993, no. 45.

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. "Abstract Expressionism: Works on Paper, Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 11–June 4, 1995, no. 61.

Madrid. Fundación Juan March. "Expresionismo Abstracto: Obra Sobre Papel, Colección The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York," May 9–July 2, 2000, no. 56.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Abstract Expressionist Drawings," November 1, 2007–February 24, 2008, no catalogue.

Donald M. Blinken et al. Eliminating the Obstacles Between the Painter and the Observer, The Mark Rothko Foundation: 1976–1986. [New York], [1986], p. 55.

Lisa Mintz Messinger. Abstract Expressionism, Works on Paper: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., High Museum of Art, Atlanta. New York, 1992, pp. 111, 118–20, fig. 45 (color), relates this work to murals painted for the Rothko Chapel, Houston, in 1964–67.

Diane Waldman. Mark Rothko in New York. New York, 1994, p. 29, no. 42, ill. (color).

Lisa M. Messinger. Expresionismo Abstracto: Obra Sobre Papel, Colección The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Nueva York. Exh. cat., Fundación Juan March. Madrid, 2000, p. 112, no. 56, ill p. 118 (color), called no. 56 in the text.



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