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Property from a Prominent Private Collection

Mark Rothko


Auction Closed

May 16, 12:52 AM GMT


10,000,000 - 15,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Prominent Private Collection

Mark Rothko

1903 - 1970


acrylic and ink on paper mounted on canvas

58 by 40 in.

147.3 by 102.9 cm.

Executed in 1969.

The following work is being considered for inclusion in the forthcoming Mark Rothko Online Resource and Catalogue Raisonné of works on paper, compiled by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York (acquired directly from the artist)

Pace Gallery, New York

Phyllis and Aaron Katz, Boulder (acquired by 1983)

Knoedler Gallery, New York

Private Collection, United States (acquired from the above in 1986)

Sotheby’s, New York, 17 November 1998, lot 42 (consigned by the above)

Private Collection, United States (acquired at the above sale)

Christie’s, London, 24 June 2004, lot 15 (consigned by the above)

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Constance W. Glenn, “The Collectors: Vivid Expressions of Contemporary Art” Architectural Digest, vol. 40, no. XX, November 1983, p. 162, illustrated in color pp. 163 and 165 (image inverted)

London, Wildenstein Gallery, Ten Americans From Pace, 1980, n.n., illustrated