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Mark Rothko papers, [undated] and 1943

Creator:
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970
Subject:
Jewell, Edward Alden
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
11 items (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Two letters, 1943, to Edward Alden Jewell, art editor of the New York Times, written in response to a published editorial in which Rothko attempts to explain modern art; handwritten notes and notebook with entries about art and the creative process; and 8 undated sketches. Microfilm title: Carson family papers.
Citation:
Mark Rothko papers, [undated] and 1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 3135 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Original letters, notes and notebooks in the National Gallery Library; original sketches are in the National Gallery curatorial department.
Loan:
Loan
Provenance:
These Rothko papers were in the possession of George Carson, husband of Rothko's ex-wife Edith Carson. Carson turned the papers over to the Mark Rothko Foundation, and gave the Archives of American Art permission to microfilm them.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7321
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209474
AAA_collcode_rothmark
Theme:
Art Movements and Schools
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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