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    Sale 2150

    First Open Post-War and Contemporary Art

    11 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 78

    Mark Rothko (1903-1970)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mark Rothko (1903-1970)
    Untitled
    signed 'MARK ROTHKO' (lower right)
    ink, watercolor and graphite on paper
    8½ x 11 in. (21.4 x 28 cm.)
    Painted circa 1944.


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    The following work is being considered for possible inclusion in the forthcoming Mark Rothko catalogue raisonné of works on paper, compiled by the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

    Provenance

    Private collection, gift of the artist
    Private collection, San Francisco and New York, by descent from the above
    Pace Wildenstein, New York
    ACA Galleries, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Saleroom Notice

    The following work is being considered for possible inclusion in the forthcoming Mark Rothko catalogue raisonné of works on paper, compiled by the National Gallery of Art, Washington.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection