[Tin snips and mallet] Gyral Sketch Book 2, page 50

1986.56.645.48
Medium
Support
Dimensions
7 x 5 in. (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
Collection
National Gallery of Art, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., 1986.56.645.48. © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko
Remarks
This study relates to a pair of small oil paintings of  tools, possibly those belonging to Rothko’s wife Edith, who practiced jewelry and metalworking during the 1930s (figs. 1, 2).
[Tin snips and mallet]



Gyral Sketch Book 2, page 50
1. Mark Rothko, Untitled (still life with mallet, scissors and two gloves), 1938/1939, oil on gesso board, 2 15/16 x 4 15/16 in., National Gallery of Art, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko, 1986.56.659. [Anfam 152]
[Tin snips and mallet]



Gyral Sketch Book 2, page 50
2. Mark Rothko, Untitled (still life with mallet, scissors and glove), 1938/1939, oil on gesso board, 4 15/16 x 6 15/16 in., National Gallery of Art, Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., © Kate Rothko Prizel and Christopher Rothko, 1986.56.655. [Anfam 153]
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