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ROTHKO, Mark (1903 - 1970), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROTHKO, Mark (1903 - 1970), Painter, draughtsman

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Latvian, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1913.

Born 25 September 1903, in Dvinsk; died 25 or 27 February 1970, in New York.

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman.

The Ten Group. School of New York.

Mark Rothko’s family arrived in the USA in 1913 in Portland, Oregon. He attended Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, having received a grant to study mathematics. Hesitant about

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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