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Untitled (Black on Gray) by Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko

Untitled (Black on Gray), 1969

Acrylic on canvas
172.7 x 162.6 cm (67.99 x 64.02 in)
Paintings
Unique artwork
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Momentum 12M
22.2%
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Last recorded sale at Phillips, New York (11 Nov 2013)
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Past Sales
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ImageSale dateAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldConditionTitle
Nov 11, 2013
PhillipsNew YorkContemporary Art Evening18
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Untitled (Black on Gray)
Nov 10, 2010
Christie'sNew YorkPost-War and Contemporary Evening Sale28
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Untitled (Black on Gray)
Artwork Description
Category

paintings

Dimensions

172.7 x 162.6 cm (67.99 x 64.02 in)

Materials

acrylic on canvas

Provenance

Estate of the Artist

Marlborough A.G, Lichtenstein/Marlborough Gallery, London

Galerie Beyeler, Basel

Private Collection, Germany

Jason McCoy, New York

Will Ameringer Fine Art, New York

Acquired from the above 1998

Exhibited

Zurich, Kunsthhaus, Mark Rothko, March 21 - May 9, 1971, then traveled to Berlin, Staatliche Museen Pruessischer Kulturbesitz, Neue Nationalgalerie (May 26 - July 19, 1971), Düsseldorf, Stádtische Kunsthalle (August 24 - October 3, 1971), Rotterdam, Museum Boymans van Beuningen (November 20, 1971 - January 2, 1972), London, Hayward Gallery (February 2 - March 12, 1972) Paris, Musée National d'Art Moderne (March 23 - May 8, 1972); Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Von Venus zu Venus, September - October , 1972; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Paysages aprés l'Impressionnisme, September - November 1975; Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg, Großbe Orangerie, Zeichen des Glaubens-Geist der Avantgarde: Religiöse Tendenzen in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, May - July 1980; Basel, Galerie Beyeler , Homageto Francis Bacon, June - September, 1992; Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Dream of the Absolute, June - September, 1994; Madrid, Galería Elvira Gonzales, Mark Rothko, January - March, 1995; Philadelphia Museum of Art, February - July 2002 (on extended loan)

Literature

Mark Rothko, exh. cat., Kunsthhaus, Zurich, 1971, no. 71, p. 115 (illustrated); Mark Rothko, exh. cat., Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris, 1972, no. 42, p. 41 (illustrated); K. Baker, "Mark Rothko: Marlborough Gallery," Artforum, vol. 9, January 1971, p. 75 (illustrated); R. Goldwater, "Rothko's Black Paintings," Art in America, vol. 59, March-April 1971, p. 61 (illustrated in color); M.M. Greiner, "Mark Rothko," Kunst-en Cultuuragenda, vol. 5, May 25, 1972, p. 8 (illustrated); Von Venus zu Venus, exh. cat., Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1972, p. 83, no. 88 (illustrated); B. O'Doherty, American Masters: The Voice and the Myth, New York: Universe Press, 1973, p. 184 (illustrated); A. Everitt, Abstract Expressionism, New York: Barrons Educational Series, 1978, no. 16 (illustrated); Paysages aprés l'Impressionnisme, exh. cat., Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1975, no. 62 (illustrated in color); Berlin, Schloss Charlottenburg, Großbe Orangerie, Zeichen des Glaubens-Geist der Avantgarde: Religiöse Tendenzen in der Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts, May - July 1980, p.183, no. 184 (illustrated); D. Britt, ed., Modern Art: Impressionism to Post-Modernism, Boston, Toronto, London: Little, Brown and Company, 1989, p. 272 (illustrated); Homage to Francis Bacon, exh. cat., Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1992, no. 52 (illustrated); Dream of the Absolute, exh. cat., Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1994, p. 45, no. 62 (illustrated, cover); D. Anfam, Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: A Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1998, p. 670, no. 831 (illustrated)