[Woman and two children]

8 7/8 x 5 15/16 in. (22.5 x 15.1 cm)
Estate/Inventory Number
H 7.1
National Gallery of Art, Gift of the Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.56.246. © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko
This work relates to a 1937 canvas, Untitled [Woman and Two Children] (fig. 1). The drawing is superimposed with a graphite grid that Rothko would have used as a guide when enlarging the image on canvas.
1. Mark Rothko, Untitled [Woman and Two Children], 1937, oil on canvas board, 34 3/4 x 23 3/4 in., Ira Smolin, New York, © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko. [Anfam 105]