[Untitled]

1986.43.183.b
Watermark
Whatman: HAND MADE J WHATMAN
Dimensions
22 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (57.2 x 38.7 cm)
Estate/Inventory Number
1041.41
Collection
National Gallery of Art, Gift of the Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.43.183.b. © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko
Other Side
1986.43.183.a
Remarks
The abrupt cropping of this composition indicates that Rothko painted on the full sheet (likely a standard size of 22 x 30 inches) before he cut it in half and used the other sides (fig. 1). See Related Works on Paper for the other half of the full sheet.
1. Composite image of the full sheet before Rothko cut it in half.
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