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Interview about Mark Rothko with a woman named Dorothy

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Fine, Ruth, 1941-  Search this
Sound Recording
2008 June 28
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1 sound cassette ; 31 min., 35 sec.
Recording stops and starts, has muffled speech and a skipping effect. Recording begins 00:00:26. Side 02 is blank. Ruth Fine interviews a woman named Dorothy, possibly a relative of Rothko's. Discussion topic is Mark Rothko and Dorothy's recollections of Rothko's visits to her childhood home in Portland, Oregon, starting in 1933. People mentioned include Rothko's wives Edith Sachar Rothko and Mary Alice "Mell" Beistle Rothko.
Ruth Fine. Interview about Mark Rothko with a woman named Dorothy, 2008 June 28. Ruth Fine papers, 1929-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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