Artist Mark Rothko, American, 1903-1970
Title
  • Orange, Brown
  • No. 202 (Orange, Brown) (alternate title)
Date 1963
Medium oil on canvas
Dimensions Unframed: 89 1/2 × 70 inches (227.3 × 177.8 cm)
Framed: 90 1/8 × 69 1/8 × 2 1/2 inches (228.9 × 175.6 × 6.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Accession Number 65.8
Department Contemporary Art after 1950
On View Contemporary N220, Level 2 (see map)
Signed Signed, verso, center right: MARK ROTHKO | 1963
Inscriptions Inscribed on upper horizontal crossbar member: #202 M. Rothko
Signed and dated, verso, center right: MARK ROTHKO | 1963
1963-1965, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery Inc. (New York, New York, USA)
Mark Rothko. Exh. cat., Marlborough New London Gallery. London, 1964, no. 6 (ill.).

The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1966, no. 38 (ill.).

Frederick J. Cummings and Charles H. Elam, eds. The Detroit Institute of Arts Illustrated Handbook. Detroit, 1971, p. 23 (ill.), p. 182 (ill.).

The Great Decade of American Abstraction; Modernist Art 1960 to 1970. Exh. cat., the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Houston, 1974, no. 45, p. 65 (ill.).

“Family Art Game.” DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit Free Press, May 20, 1979, p. 17 (ill.).

The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1987, no. 52, p. 37 (ill.).

Message 1995: Masterpieces of Modern Art from the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Toyota Municipal Museum of Art. Toyota City, Japan, 1995, no. 64, p. 161 (ill.).

Die Epoche der Moderne: Kunst im 20 Jahrhundert. Exh. cat., Martin-Gropius-Bau. Berlin, 1997, no. 180, p. 283 (ill.).

Anfam, David. Mark Rothko, the Works on Canvas: Catalogue Raisonne. New Haven, 1998, p. 600, no. 752 (ill.).