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James E. B. Breslin research archive on Mark Rothko, 1900-1994 (bulk 1940-1990)

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Breslin (James E. B.) Research Archive on Mark Rothko
Series IV. Photographs and reproductions, 1900-1994 3 box(es)
Reproductions of Rothko's artwork in photographs, slides, transparencies, negatives, picture postcards, and photocopies, and personal photographs and negatives of Mark Rothko, his family and friends. Most are reproduced from originals in other repositories, which are often noted on the image verso. See Series VI for signed permission forms granting James Breslin publication rights to many of the images.
21 Slides, undated 257 slides
A binder with 257 slides, mostly color. Approximately 215 slides are of Mark Rothko's work from circa 1929 to 1970; the rest are of Rothko and associates, and of works by other artists, including Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, and Jasper Johns.
19-20 Photographs used in Mark Rothko: a biography, 1903-1991, undated
box folder
19 1 Black and white figures 1-5, 1903, undated 6 items
19 2 Black and white figures 7-8, 17-20, 1928-1930s, 1991, undated 6 items
19 3 Black and white figures 21-26, 1930s, undated 6 items
19 4 Black and white figures 38, 42, 50-52, 1950s, 1969, undated 5 items
box folder
20 5 Color photographs, 1936, 1991, undated 6 items
Figures 6, 9, 44, and seven copies of plate 1.
20 6 Negative for figure 23, undated 1 item
19-20 Personal photographs, 1900-1958, undated
Photographs of Mark Rothko, his family and friends, as well as locations that relate to his life.
19-20 Photographs from the George Carson collection, undated
Includes photographs of several artworks in the George Carson collection in addition to personal photographs.
box folder
19 5 Black and white photographs, undated 14 items
box folder
20 7 Color photographs, undated 7 items
box folder
19 6 Photographs from the Richard Roth collection, 1923 3 items
19 7 Photographs of Mark Rothko and Maurice Sievan, 1958 2 items
Black and white photographs (8 x 10 in.) by Lee Sievan.
19 8 Photographs from the Oregon Historical Society, circa 1900-1941 13 items
Black and white photographs of Portland, Oregon.
19 9 Miscellaneous photographs, undated 5 items
box folder
20 8-11 Miscellaneous negatives, undated 24 items
box folder
19 10 Photocopies from the Bernard Reis papers, undated 12 items
Photocopies of photographs of Mark Rothko, Bernard Reis, Rebecca Reis, Robert Motherwell, Helen Frankenthaler, and Theodoros Stamos.
19 11-20 Reproductions of artworks, 1980-1994, undated
19 11-16 Reproductions from the National Gallery, Washington, D.C., undated
19 11-15 Black and white photographs, undated 29 items
Black and white photographs (8 x 10 in.) of Mark Rothko artworks, including drawings, watercolors, and oil paintings.
19 16 Photocopies, undated 8 items
Photocopied sketches by Mark Rothko.
box folder
20 12 Color transparency of the Rothko room at the Tate Gallery, undated 2 items
20 13 Color transparency of White and Greens in Blue, 1957, undated 2 items
20 14 Photographs of an unidentified painting, 1958, 1994 5 items
Four color photographs of a painting owned by Barry M. Ragone, who attributes it to Mark Rothko, 1958, in a letter to James Breslin (1994).
box folder
19 17 Reproductions of subway paintings, undated 2 items
Reproductions, probably clipped from a book, of two of Mark Rothko's subway paintings, circa 1938.
19 18 Picture postcard reproductions, 1980-1986 7 items
Color picture postcards of paintings executed by Mark Rothko between 1953 and 1968.
19 19 Photocopied reproductions, undated 8 items
Photocopied reproductions of Mark Rothko paintings from the 1930s and 1940s.
19 20 Slide catalogs, 1988 15 items
Slide catalogs from various art institutions.

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