Delta Theta

1961

Morris Louis, American, b. Baltimore, Maryland, 1912–1962

Magna on canvas, 102 3/4 x 164 in.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Marcella Louis Brenner, 1997

Accession Number: 97.1

Provenance:
Marcella Louis Brenner, Chevy Chase, Maryland, to 19 March 1997
Gift of Marcella Louis Brenner, 1997

Exhibition History:
HAYWARD GALLERY, London. "Morris Louis," 27 June-1 September 1974, no. 31.
STADTISCHE KUNSTHALLE DUSSELDORF. "Morris Louis: Gemälde 1958 bis 1962," 1974, no. 26. TOUR: MUSEUM DES 20 JAHRHUNDERTS, Vienna; MUSEUM LOUISIANA, Humlebaek, Denmark; PALAIS DES BEAUX-ARTS, Brussels.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Hirshhorn Collects: Recent Acquisitions 1992-1996," 4 June-7 September 1997, cat.
HIGH MUSEUM OF ART, Atlanta. "Morris Louis Now: An American Master Revisted," 4 November 2006-24 January 2007, no. 23, p. 106, colorpl. p. 107. TOUR: MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART SAN DIEGO, 17 February-6 May; HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 20 September-6 January 2008.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Gravity's Edge," 7 February-15 June 2014, no cat.

Published References:
UPRIGHT, DIANE. Morris Louis: The Complete Paintings / A Catalogue Raisonné (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1985), no. 423.
SHAW-EAGLE, JOANNA. "'Recent Acquisitions' at the Hirshhorn Paints Broad Sweep," Washington Times (20 July 1997), p. D4.

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