No. 7 (Dark Over Light)
Artwork: No. 7 (Dark Over Light)
Size: 228.8 x 148.8 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1954
Marks: Signed and dated 'MARK ROTHKO 1954' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Count Alessandro Panza di Biumo, Sr., Milan, 1961; His sale; Sotheby's, New York, 02 May 1985, lot 56; Mr. and Mrs. Edward S. Pantzer, New York, 1985; Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 18 November 1992, lot 43; Pace Gallery, New York, 1992; Jane and Terry Semel, Los Angeles, 1992; Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 19 November 1998, lot 360; Private collection, Europe; Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 13 November 2007, lot 36; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, Mark Rothko, September-October 1957; Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Centro Internazionale delle Arte e del Costume, Arte e Contemplazione, July-October 1961, no. 31 (illustrated in color); Pinacoteca Provinciale di Bari; Milan, Palazzo Reale, Aspetti dell'Informale, January-March 1971, pp. 15 and 76, no. 90 (illustrated); Kunsthaus Zurich; Berlin, Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Neue Nationalgalerie; Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf; Rotterdam, Museum Boymans van Beuningen; London, Hayward Gallery; and Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Mark Rothko, March 1971-May 1972, pp. 62-63, no. 36 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-05-17
Lot Number: 34B