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Mark Rothko Abstract American Russian Attributed

Lot 0087
This work consists of a framed, hand-painted mixed media on paper over cardboard illustration (8.25 in x 11.5 in). Image depicts soft, rectangular forms floating on a stained field of color. This painting is done in the abstract expressionist style of Mark Rothko(Russian American, 1844 - 1926). Mark Rothko was an American painter of Russian Jewish descent. Although Rothko himself refused to adhere to any art movement, he is generally identified as an abstract expressionist. With Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning, he is one of the most famous postwar American artists.

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection

DIMENSIONS:
Unframed approx. 8.25" x 11.5"

This item is being sold 'as is'. Unless otherwise noted, authenticity has not been firmly established.

Please use photos as part of the description. The absence of condition report does not guarantee excellent condition.

Attributed to [Artist Name]: The work may be ascribed to the artist on the basis of style, but there may be some question as to actual authorship.

Condition

Overall, is in great condition. Illustration as well as frame show no signs of wear. Please examine photos for further detail.

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Mark Rothko Abstract American Russian Attributed

Estimate $10,000 - $12,000Feb 24, 2019