Mark Rothko Black on Maroon 1958

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Artwork details

Artist
Mark Rothko 1903–1970
Title
Black on Maroon
Date 1958
Medium Oil paint, glue tempera and acrylic paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 2286 x 2070 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist through the American Federation of Arts 1969
Reference
T01170

Catalogue entry

Mark Rothko 1903-1970

T01170 Black on Maroon 1958

Inscribed 'MARK ROTHKO | 1958' on back of canvas
Oil on canvas, 90 x 81 1/2 (228.5 x 207)
Presented by the artist through the American Federation of Arts 1969

See the note on T01031. Probably one of the pictures from the second series '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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