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Dimensions
5 7/8 x 7 1/4 in. (14.9 x 18.4 cm)
Estate/Inventory Number
4
Collection
Collection of Kate Rothko Prizel. © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko
Related Works on Paper
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1939/1940

1986.56.637
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1939/1940

Remarks
This work numbers among a group of small watercolor paintings (see Related Works on Paper) related to a canvas of the period, Antigone, the title of which refers to the daughter of Oedipus described in Greek mythology and the titular protagonist of Sophocles’s tragedy (fig. 1).
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1. Mark Rothko, Antigone, 1939–1940, oil and charcoal on canvas, 34 x 45 3/4 in., National Gallery of Art, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.43.119, © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko. [Anfam 178]
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