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

Magna on canvas, 99 3/8 x 142 1/2 in. (252.3 x 361.9 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Accession Number: 66.3112

Provenance:
French & Company, New York
Lawrence Rubin, Park International Inc., New York, to 7 January 1964
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 7 January 1964-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
FRENCH & COMPANY, New York. "New Paintings by Morris Louis," 23 March-16
April 1960, no. 8.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution,
Washington, DC. "Inaugural Exhibition," 4 October 1974-15 September 1975.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, New York. "Morris Louis," 1 October 1986-4 January
1987, no. 126. TOUR: FORT WORTH ART MUSEUM, 15 February-12 April; HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 20 May-26 July.
WESTFALISCHES LANDESMUSEUM, Münster, Germany. "Morris Louis," 19 May-28
July 1996, ill. p. 82. TOUR: MUSEE DE GRENOBLE, France, 28 September-16 December.

Published References:
FRIED, MICHAEL. Morris Louis (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1970), p. 30.
FORGEY, BENJAMIN. "The New Hirshhorn Museum," ArtNews 73, no. 8 (October 1974), ill. p. 42.
LERNER, ABRAM. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (New York: Harry
N. Abrams, 1974), pp. 478, 715.
HUDSON, ANDREW. "Washington Letter," Art International XIX/6 (15 June 1975), p. 100.
UNSIGNED. A Guide to Teaching Art in the Primary Grades K-3 (Fairfax, Virginia: Fairfax County Public Schools, 1983), pp. 190-191, ill.
UPRIGHT, DIANE. Morris Louis: The Complete Paintings / A Catalogue Raisonné (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1985), no. 288.
SHAW-EAGLE, JOANNA. "Morris Louis Comes Home," Museum & Arts Washington
(May/June 1987), pp. 24-27.
HUGHES, ROBERT. American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America (New
York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997), fig. 320, p. 546.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Washington Color School