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Adja Yunkers letter to William McNaught regarding Mark Rothko, 1982 June 17

McNaught, William

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Collection Information

Size: 3 p.

Summary: A handwritten letter from Adja Yunkers to William McNaught of the Archives of American Art, in which Yunkers describes his encounters with Mark Rothko shortly before Rothko's suicide.

Provenance

Adja Yunkers was asked by William McNaught, New York Regional Collector for the Archives of American Art, to be interviewed as part of the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project in the early 1980s. Yunkers sent this letter in lieu of an interview.

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Adja Yunkers letter to William McNaught regarding Mark Rothko, 1982 June 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.