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Beth Chet

Artist:
Morris Louis (American, 1912–1962)
Date:
1958
Medium:
Magna on canvas
Dimensions:
91 1/8 x 137 1/2 in. (231.5 x 349.3 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Abner Brenner, 1969
Accession Number:
69.276
Rights and Reproduction:
© 1958 Morris Louis
Not on view
Marking: Estate signature (on reverse): M. Louis #57
the artist, Washington, D.C. (1958–d. 1962); his widow, Marcella Louis, later Mrs. Abner Brenner, Chevy Chase, Md. (1962–69; her gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of Fifty Centuries," November 14, 1970–June 1, 1971, no. 397.

London. Hayward Gallery. "Morris Louis," June 27–September 1, 1974, no. 3.

Centre d'Arts Plastiques Contemporains de Bordeaux. "Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski: "depuis la couleur" 1958–1964," January 23–March 21, 1981, unnumbered cat. (p. 31).

Atlanta. High Museum of Art. "Morris Louis," November 4, 2006–January 24, 2007.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. "Morris Louis," February 7–May 6, 2007.

Henry Geldzahler in "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965–1975. New York, 1975, p. 210, ill.

Diane Upright. Morris Louis, the Complete Paintings: A Catalogue Raisonné. New York, 1985, pp. 202–3, no. 121, ill. (color).



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