[Subway] Gyral Sketch Book 1, page 35

Medium
Support
Dimensions
5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm)
Collection
National Gallery of Art, Gift of the Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.56.644.y. © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko
Remarks
This drawing and a group of similar studies of a sparsely populated subway platform (see Related Works on Paper) resemble a pair of paintings on canvas from about the same period (figs. 1, 2).
1. Mark Rothko, Untitled (subway), c. 1937, oil on canvas, 20 1/8 x 30 in., National Gallery of Art, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko, 1986.43.113. [Anfam 108]
2. Mark Rothko, Underground Fantasy, c. 1940, oil on canvas, 34 3/8 x 46 9/16 in., National Gallery of Art, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko, 1986.43.130. [Anfam 174]
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