No. 17

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: No. 17
Size: 232.5 x 176.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1957
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Beyeler, Basel; Private collection, Italy; Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: London, Whitechapel Art Gallery; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles; Kunsthalle Basel; Rome, Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna and Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Mark Rothko: A Retrospective Exhibition, Paintings 1945-1960, October 1961-January 1963, no. 31 (London; illustrated); no. 31 (Amsterdam); no. 31 (Brussels); no. 32 (Basel); no. 32 (Rome; illustrated); no. 27 (Paris). ; Riehen/Basel, Fondation Beyeler, Mark Rothko: a Consummated Experience between Picture and Onlooker, February-April 2001, pp. 117 and 173, no. 35 (illustrated in color). ; Rome, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Mark Rothko, October 2007-January 2008, pp. 63, 150-151 and 198, fig. 46, no. 67 (illustrated in color).

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-05-10
Lot Number: 17
Low Estimate: $30000000 [-3%]
High Estimate: $40000000 [-27%]
Hammer Price: $29000000
Sold For: $32645000