oil on canvas
60.04 in. (152.50 cm.) (height) by 57.09 in. (145.00 cm.) (width)
signed and dated 'MARK ROTHKO 1962' (on the reverse)
Houston, University of St. Thomas Art Department, Six Painters: Mondrian, Guston, Kline, de Kooning, Pollock, Rothko, February-April 1967, pp. 66-67, no. 57 (illustrated in color). Venice, Museo d’Arte Moderna Ca’Pesaro; New York, Marlborough Gallery, Mark Rothko, June-December 1970, n.p., no. 23 (illustrated in color). New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Mark Rothko, 1903-1970: A Retrospective, October 1978-September 1979, n.p., pl. 178 (illustrated in color). New York, Gagosian Gallery, The New York School, March-April 1988, n.p. (illustrated in color). New York, Pace Gallery, Rothko: Dark Palette, November 2016-January 2017, pp. 24-25 and 54 (illustrated in color).
T. Trini, "Dietro La Luce Di Rothko," Arte Illustrata, vol. 30-33, June-September 1970, p. 64 (illustrated in color). D. Goddard, "Rothko’s Journey into the Unknown," ARTnews, vol. 78, no. 1, January 1979, p. 40 (illustrated in color). D. Anfam, Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas, Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven, 1998, p. 577, no. 725 (illustrated in color).
Estate of the artist, 1970 Marlborough A.G., Liechtenstein, 1970 Estate of the artist, 1977 Pace Gallery, New York, 1978 Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1979