Mark Rothko Black on Maroon 1958

Artwork details

Artist
Mark Rothko 1903–1970
Title
Black on Maroon
Date 1958
Medium Oil paint and acrylic paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 2667 x 2413 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist through the American Federation of Arts 1969
Reference
T01166
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Mark Rothko 1903-1970

T01166 Black on Maroon 1958

Inscribed 'MARK ROTHKO | 1958' on back of canvas
Oil on canvas, 105 x 95 (266.5 x 241.5)
Presented by the artist through the American Federation of Arts 1969

See the note on T01031. This is probably one of the pictures from the second series sometimes known as 'Sketch for Mural'.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.661, reproduced p.661

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