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'.
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