Digitally restored scan of a 1964 Ektachrome transparency © President and Fellows of Harvard College. Reproduction and downloading of copyrighted artwork is prohibited without permission of copyright holder.
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2011.638.4
People
Mark Rothko, American (Dvinsk, Russia 1903 - 1970 New York, NY)
Title
Panel Four
Other Titles
Former Title: Panel #4
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1962
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Egg tempera and distemper on canvas
Dimensions
266.7 x 457.2 cm (105 x 180 in.)
Provenance
Gift of the artist 1962-1965 (Commissioned by Harvard University Society of Fellows, 1961-1962); to Harvard University, transfer; to Harvard Art Museums, 2011.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
Anfam 740
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Harvard University, Gift of the Artist
Copyright
© Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
2011.638.4
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Mark Rothko, exh. cat., Fundació Joan Miró (Barcelona, Spain, 2000), repr. pp. 132-33 (color)

Mark Rothko: "A Consummated Experience between Picture and Onlooker", exh. cat., Hatje Cantz Publishers [Fondation Beyeler] (Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany [Basel, Switzerland], 2001), no.62, repr. (color)

Jens Stenger, Narayan Khandekar, Ramesh Raskar, Santiago Cuellar, Ankit Mohan, and Rudolph Gschwind, "Conservation of a room: A treatment proposal for Mark Rothko's Harvard Murals", Studies in Conservation, Taylor and Francis Group (10.1179/2047058415Y.0000000010, published online March 15, 2016), vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 348-361

Jens Stenger, Narayan Khandekar, Annie Wilker, Katya Kallsen, Daniel Kirby, and Katherine Eremin, "The making of Mark Rothko's Harvard Murals", Studies in Conservation, Taylor and Francis Group (10.1179/2047058415Y.0000000009, published online March 15, 2016), vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 331-347

Exhibition History

Mark Rothko, Fundació Joan Miró, 08038 Barcelona, 11/25/2000 - 01/28/2001; Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, 02/18/2001 - 04/29/2001

Mark Rothko's Harvard Murals, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 07/26/2015

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