MARK ROTHKO (1903-1970)
Untitled (Yellow, Orange, Yellow, Light Orange)
signed and dated 'MARK ROTHKO 1955' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
81 ½ x 60 in. (207 x 152.5 cm.)
Painted in 1955.
Estate of the artist
Marlborough A.G., Liechtenstein/Marlborough Gallery, Inc., New York, 1970
Paul and Bunny Mellon, Virginia, 1970
Their sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 November 2014, lot 14
Helly Nahmad Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
D. Anfam, Mark Rothko: The Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonné, New Haven and London, 1998, pp. 84 and 404, no. 525 (illustrated).
L. J. Holden, B. Huffman and T. Lloyd, Bunny Mellon Style, Layton, 2021, pp. 23 and 239 (illustrated).
New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, Salute to Mark Rothko, May-June 1971, n.p., no. 9.
New York, Di Donna Galleries, Paths to the Absolute, October-December 2016, pp. 4, 67, 72-73 and 92, pl. 12 (illustrated).
New York, Nahmad Contemporary, Five Years at Nahmad Contemporary, May-June 2018, pp. 58-59 and 130 (illustrated).