Exhibit image
10 9.7 (3)

No. 3/No. 13 (Magenta, Black, Green on Orange)  1949

by Mark Rothko

Oil on canvas - 216.5 x 164.8 cm [br] [i]Magenta, Black, Green on Orange[/i] follows a compositional structure that Rothko explored for twenty–three years beginning in 1947. Narrowly separated, rectangular blocks of color hover in a column against a colored ground. Their edges are soft and irregular, so that when Rothko uses closely related tones, the rectangles sometimes...
© 1998 Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York