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Untitled

Mark Rothko (American (born Russia), Dvinsk 1903–1970 New York)

Date:
1964
Medium:
Acrylic and casein on canvas
Dimensions:
93 x 80in. (236.2 x 203.2cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of the American Art Foundation, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.545
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Signed and dated (verso): MARK ROTHKO/1961

  • Provenance

    [Marlborough Gerson Gallery, New York, 1969–93]; [C & M Arts, New York, 1993–95]

  • Exhibition History

    Berlin. Martin Gropius Bau. "American Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913–1993," May 8–July 25, 1993, no. 115 (as "Untitled," 1961, lent courtesy of Marlborough Gallery, New York).

    New York. C&M Arts. "Newman, Rothko, Still: Search for the Sublime," April 6–May 28, 1994, unnumbered cat. (dated 1961).

    New York. C&M Arts. "Masters of American Painting: 1950s–1960s," March 29–May 13, 1995, no catalogue.

    Houston. Menil Collection. "Mark Rothko: The Chapel Commission," December 13, 1996–March 29, 1997, no. 8.

    National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Mark Rothko," May 3–August 16, 1998, no. 97 (as "Untitled," 1964 [alternatively dated to 1961]).New York. Whitney Museum of American Art. "Mark Rothko," September 10–November 29, 1998, no. 97.

  • References

    David Anfam in American Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913–1993. Eds. Christos M. Joachimides and Norman Rosenthal. Exh. cat., Martin Gropius Bau. Munich, 1993, p. 91, no. 115, ill. n.p. (color).

    Carter Ratcliff in American Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913–1993. Eds. Christos M. Joachimides and Norman Rosenthal. Exh. cat., Martin Gropius Bau. Munich, 1993, p. 167.

    Norman Rosenthal in American Art in the 20th Century: Painting and Sculpture 1913–1993. Eds. Christos M. Joachimides and Norman Rosenthal. Exh. cat., Martin Gropius Bau. Munich, 1993, p. 15.

    David Anfam. Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas. Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven, 1998, p. 613, no. 771, ill. (color).

    John Gage in Jeffrey Weiss. Mark Rothko. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1998, p. 255, no. 97, ill. p. 205 (color).

    Carol Mancusi Ungaro in Jeffrey Weiss. Mark Rothko. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Washington, D.C., 1998, p. 287.

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