[Head of a man / spiral design] The Scribble-In Book, page 60

Medium
Support
Dimensions
4 9/16 x 6 3/4 in. (11.6 x 17 cm)
Collection
Collections of Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko. © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko
Remarks
The drawing of a head on the left side of this sheet relates to an oil painting, Thru the Window (fig. 1). The drawing’s high degree of finish and its enclosure within a spiral suggests that it may have been made after the painting rather than as a preparatory work.
[Head of a man / spiral design] The Scribble-In Book, page 60
1. Mark Rothko, Thru the Window, 1938/1939, oil on gesso board, 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 in., National Gallery of Art, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko, 1986.56.653. [Anfam 158]
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