MARK ROTHKO | No. 7 (Dark Over Light)

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MARK ROTHKO
No. 7 (Dark Over Light)
signed and dated 1954 on the reverse
oil on canvas
90⅛ by 58⅝ in. 228.8 by 148.8 cm.

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PROVENANCE
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Collection of Count Alessandro Panza di Biumo, Sr., Milan (acquired from the above in 1961)
Sotheby’s, New York, May 2, 1985, lot 56 (consigned by the above)
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Pantzer, New York (acquired from the above sale)
Christie’s, New York, November 18, 1992, lot 43
Pace Gallery, New York
Collection of Jane and Terry Semel, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in 1992)
Christie’s, New York, November 19, 1998, lot 360 (consigned by the above)
Private Collection, Europe
Christie’s, New York, November 13, 2007, lot 36
Private Collection (acquired from the above sale)
Christie’s, New York, May 17, 2018, lot 34B
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

EXHIBITED
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Mark Rothko, September - October 1957 (incorrectly titled #7)
Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Centro Internazionale delle Arte e del
Costume, Arte e Contemplazione, July - October 1961, no. 31, illustrated in color (incorrectly titled Black over Light)
Pinacoteca Provinciale di Bari; Milan, Palazzo Reale, Aspetti dell'Informale, January - March 1971, no. 90, pp. 15 and 76, illustrated
Kunsthaus Zurich; Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Preussischer Kulturbesitz; Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf; Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen; London, Hayward Gallery; Paris, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Mark Rothko, March 1971 - May 1972, no. 36, pp. 62-63, illustrated in color

LITERATURE
William Seitz, Abstract Expressionist Painting in America, Cambridge and London, 1983, no. 225, p. 54, illustrated
David Anfam, Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas, Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven and London, 1998, pp. 74-75, illustrated in installation (Contemporary Arts Museum Houston), and no. 506, p. 389, illustrated in color
Jacob Baal-Teshuva, Mark Rothko, 1903-1970: Pictures as Drama, Cologne, 2003, p. 57, illustrated in color

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