Mark Rothko / Agitation of the Archaic / 1944Mark Rothko
Agitation of the Archaic

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Creator Name: Rothko, Mark
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 1903-1970
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Mark Rothko
Title: Agitation of the Archaic
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1944
Creation End Date: 1944
Creation Date: 1944
Object Type: Paintings
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Parts and Pieces: 85.43.1Accessory 1,Frame
Dimensions: 35 3/8 x 54 1/4 in.(89.85 x 137.8 cm. )
Inscriptions: On verso lower left: 54 x 35 3023.44
Orientation/Arrangement: Frame: Work may not be exposed to light more than 10 hours out of every 24 hours. Handlingis to be done by qualified art handlers. Work may not be folded or rolled. Protective frame isto be used when work is in transit. This work was painted with various media that are lightsensitive and reactive to atmospheric changes.
AMICA Contributor: Whitney Museum of American Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 85.43.1
Credit Line: Gift of the Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc.
Copyright: ? Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Provenance: Artist's collection 1944-1970The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York 1970 - 1985
Context - Person: Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., The
Context - Person: Rothko Mark
Context - Date: 1944 - 1944
Exhibition History: reciprocal loan for Gorky Betrothal
Exhibition History: "American Art, 1940-1965: Traditions Reconsidered" (paintings)
Exhibition History: Leonard & Evelyn Lauder Galleries
Exhibition History: Abstraction at Mid-Century, Masterpieces from the Whitney Museum of American Art (formerlyAbstraction 1940-1970)
AMICA ID: WMAA.85.43.1
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 89.85
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 137.80
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Whitney Museum of American Art

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