Composition I

By Mark Rothko SKU:201030

Mark Rothko's "Composition I," painted in the early 1940s, is a truly special painting that exemplifies his profound artistic vision. This abstract masterpiece showcases Rothko's distinctive style of large color fields and blurred edges. The carefully chosen vibrant colors create an intense emotional impact, drawing viewers into an immersive experience. The painting's depth and complexity encourage contemplation, evoking a range of feelings and interpretations. Through "Composition I," Rothko demonstrates his mastery in communicating profound emotions through art, leaving an indelible mark on the art world and solidifying the painting's status as a timeless and extraordinary work of art.

33 cm

Please note: by default the aspect ratio of the original artwork is used.

Need a special size? Request a quote or watch our expainer video to choose the correct size.

Add to wishlist Remove from wishlist
Total € 250

Title: “”Mark Rothko’s Emotional Masterpiece: Composition I””

Year Painted: Early 1940s

Mark Rothko’s “”Composition I,”” painted in the early 1940s, is an extraordinary and emotionally charged artwork that showcases the essence of abstract expressionism. With its bold color fields and blurred edges, this painting exemplifies Rothko’s unique artistic vision and influential style that has left an indelible mark on the art world.

“”Composition I”” is a powerful representation of Rothko’s signature approach to art. The canvas is dominated by large blocks of vibrant colors that seem to pulsate with intensity. The viewer is drawn into a world of abstract forms that evoke a wide spectrum of emotions, ranging from tranquility to turmoil. The deliberate lack of recognizable objects or figures encourages viewers to explore their own interpretations, tapping into their individual experiences and feelings.

Painted during the early 1940s, this work marked a significant phase in Rothko’s career. He was moving away from representational art and towards abstraction, finding deeper meaning and emotional resonance in the simplicity of colors and shapes. “”Composition I”” is a remarkable representation of this transitional period, capturing the essence of Rothko’s evolving artistic journey.

What makes “”Composition I”” truly special is its ability to evoke a profound emotional response from the audience. Rothko believed that art should connect on a deeply human level, transcending the limitations of language and conveying emotions that words fail to express. In “”Composition I,”” he achieves this goal magnificently.

The painting’s immersive nature invites viewers to contemplate the vast expanse of color, allowing them to experience a range of emotions. Some may find a sense of serenity and harmony in the harmonious hues, while others may feel a surge of energy or even melancholy. Rothko’s intentional use of color and form creates an emotional resonance that transcends time and cultural barriers.

“”Composition I”” is not merely a static image on canvas; it is a living, breathing entity that evolves with each viewer’s engagement. Its profound impact on the art world and subsequent generations of artists cements its status as one of Rothko’s most celebrated and influential works.

In conclusion, Mark Rothko’s “”Composition I,”” painted in the early 1940s, stands as a testament to the power of abstract expressionism in conveying deep emotions and connecting with the human spirit. Its vibrant color fields and evocative nature make it a truly special painting that continues to captivate and move art enthusiasts worldwide. Through this masterful artwork, Rothko reaffirms his position as a visionary artist, and “”Composition I”” remains an enduring symbol of artistic brilliance and emotional resonance.

Original size:
75 x 50 cm (width x height)
Minimal order width:
50 cm
Maximum order width:
183 cm

At our art gallery, we take pride in offering comprehensive global shipping to our esteemed clientele. We understand the significance of your art acquisitions and the need to transport them with utmost care. Hence, we are committed to delivering your chosen paintings to any address worldwide and free of any additional charge.

Our reliable courier service partners are experienced in handling precious art pieces and ensure that your painting reaches you in pristine condition. We offer fully insured, door-to-door delivery, providing you with peace of mind that your artwork is protected during transit.

Moreover, to accommodate your unique framing preferences, we offer the distinctive service of sending your purchased artwork directly to any framer across the globe. This enables you to have your painting framed locally by your trusted framer, reducing the risk of damage during transportation.

Regardless of your location or your framer’s, we strive to make the process as seamless as possible. It is our goal to provide exceptional service that caters to your needs and ensures the safe delivery of your valuable artwork.

We invite you to experience our hassle-free, worldwide shipping service, which is aimed at delivering your prized art pieces safely and efficiently, wherever you may be.

Similar paintings

Customer experiences

Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Great experience
Great experience! The painting was delivered super fast and exceeds my expectations. Vivid colors, beautiful details. Simple ordering procedure on…
Tim Knobben, January 17, 2024
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
A super satisfied customer!
I received my painting today and it looks great! The colors are vibrant and the quality is top notch! Highly…
Dylan Korenromp, December 15, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Highly recommended!
My new painting just arrived and I am really extremely happy with it! It sounds cliché but the painting is…
Sven Korthuis, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very satisfied and will definitely order here again in the future.
Painting is exactly what I expected it to be. Price/quality is good and would definitely recommend them. Prompt delivery and…
Bram Lucas, November 24, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Very happy with my painting
Very happy with my painting of my pet. Quality is beyond expectations. Customer service answered my questions well and gave…
Kelly van Haren, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Received my painting today….
Today received my painting of:The Scream (after Munch) 1984 by Andy Warhol. Very happy with my order. And the quality…
Nicol, November 21, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Incredibly happy with my painting of…
Incredibly happy with my painting of Gustav Klimt! It fits our home perfectly and the delivery went top notch as…
Dian Mastenbroek, November 6, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
This already the second time I have had a…
This already the second time I order a painting. Top quality and perfect service. The Mona Lisa hanging in our…
Ali El Habziz, November 4, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
What a surprise
Received today the painting of our dog we ordered. What a surprise! Beautifully painted, brilliant colors and very realistic. Warmly…
Ingrid Wilmink, November 3, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Looks great in our new home
Looks great in our new home! A real work of art and neat delivery
Marije Paus, November 2, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Super nice assortment
Super nice selection and products delivered quickly! Very happy with it!
Luuk Rouwhorst, October 31, 2023
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Turned out very beautiful!
JM, November 2, 2023