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Untitled (Rust, Blacks On Plum) by MARK ROTHKO

MARK ROTHKO

(AMERICAN, 1903 - 1970)

Untitled (Rust, Blacks On Plum) , 1962

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

60.04 in. (152.50 cm.) (height) by 57.09 in. (145.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed and dated 'MARK ROTHKO 1962' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

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).

Literature:

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).

Provenance:

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

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