Inscription: Signed and dated (verso): MARK ROTHKO/1969
the artist, New York (1969–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 Rotho Foundation, Inc., New York (1979–85; gift to MMA)
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