No 1 (Royal Red and Blue)

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No 1 (Royal Red and Blue)
No 1 (Royal Red and Blue) by Mark Rothko (1954).jpg
ArtistMark Rothko
MediumOil on canvas
Dimensions288.9 cm × 171.5 cm (113¾ in × 67½ in)
LocationPrivate collection

No 1 (Royal Red and Blue) is a 1954 Color Field painting by the Abstract expressionist artist Mark Rothko. In November 2012, the painting sold for US$75.1 million (£47.2m) at a Sotheby's auction.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Mark Rothko (1903-1970): No. 1 (Royal Red and Blue)". Sotheby's. 13 November 2012. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Mark Rothko painting crowns New York art sale". BBC News. Retrieved 14 November 2012.

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