Out Of Nowhere, A Rothko

04/16/2011 05:40 am ET | Updated Jun 16, 2011
  • KELLY CROW wsj.com

Mark Rothko, a master of Abstract Expressionism, is known to have created 835 paintings during the course of his five-decade career. Christie's claims it just found No. 836.

Christie's expects to sell Mark Rothko's 'Untitled #17,' dating to 1961, for at least $18 million next month.

The auction house said it has discovered a previously unknown Rothko painting, which it expects to sell for at least $18 million on May 11 in New York.

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