No. 3

Mark Rothko American, born Russia

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After a long trek through Expressionism and Surrealism, Rothko’s definitive style coalesced in 1950. Using canvases roughly the height and width of a human standing with outstretched arms, he created what he sometimes called "doors" and "windows" in luminous color. "My pictures are indeed facades" he once said. Muriel Steinberg acquired this painting soon after it was made.

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No. 3, Mark Rothko (American (born Russia, now Latvia), Dvinsk 1903–1970 New York), Oil on canvas

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