Mark RothkoRed on Maroon 1959

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Artist
Mark Rothko (1903‑1970)
Title
Red on Maroon
Date 1959
MediumOil paint, pigments and glue on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 2667 x 4572 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist through the American Federation of Arts 1969
Reference
T01168

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Mark Rothko 1903-1970

T01168 Red on Maroon1959

Inscribed 'MARK ROTHKO | 1959' on back of canvas (in reverse direction to the arrows indicating the top)
Oil on canvas, 105 x 180 (266.5 x 457)
Presented by the artist through the American Federation of Arts 1969
Exh:Mark Rothko, Museum of Modern Art, New York, January-March 1961 (works not numbered, as 'Mural, Section 2, 1959'); Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, October-November 1961 (39, repr.); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, November-December 1961 (39); Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, January 1962 (39); Kunsthalle, Basle, March-April 1962 (40); Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, Rome, April-May 1962 (40, repr… (read more)

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