Lavender and Mulberry

1959

Mark Rothko, American, b. Daugavpils, Latvia, 1903–1970

Oil on paper mounted on fiberboard, 37 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. (95.9 x 62.8 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.4418

Provenance:
The artist
Private collection, San Francisco
Harold Diamond, New York, to 12 March 1962
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 12 March 1962-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
DUKE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ART, Durham, North Carolina. "Paintings of the 50s: Another Look, a loan of twenty-one paintings from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," 3 October-27 November 1983, p. 35, ill.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, Washington, DC. "Mark Rothko," 3 May-16 August 1998, cat. Tour: WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York, 10 September-29 November; MUSEE D'ART MODERNE DE LA VILLE DE PARIS, 8 January-18 April 1999.
ORANGE COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, Newport Beach, California. "One with Everything: The Singular Motif in American Abstraction,"

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Abstract Expressionism (First Generation)

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