Louisiana Lottery Co.

(1962)

Frank Stella, American, b. Malden, Massachusetts, 1936

Synthetic polymer and pencil on canvas, 85 3/8 X 85 3/8 IN. (216.8 X 216.8 CM.)

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

Accession Number: 66.4761

Provenance:
Leo Castelli Inc., New York, 18 May 1963
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 18 May 1963-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Exhibition History:
FERUS GALLERY, Los Angeles, CA. 18 February-March 1963.
WASHINGTON GALLERY OF MODERN ART, Washington, DC. Formalists, 6
June-7 July 1963, no.55.
AKRON ART INSTITUTE, Ohio. Hirshhorn loan, 1 July-15 September 1978.
THE NEW MILWAUKEE ART CENTER, Milwaukee, WI. Emergence and Progression:
Six Contemporary American Artists, 11 October-2 December 1979, p. 63. TOUR: VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, Richmond, VA, 16 January-2 March 1980; J.B. SPEED MUSEUM, Louisville, KY, 1 April-29 June 1980; NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART, New Orleans, LA, 25 July-14 September 1980.
MUSEO DEL PALACIO DE BELLAS ARTES, Mexico City. La Pintura de Los Estados
Unidos deMuseos de la Ciudad de Washington, 18 November- 4 January 1981, fig. 83, p. 206.
ALDRICH MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Ridgefield, CT. Changes, 22 May
-11 September 1983 (in catalog).
HAUS DER KUNST, Munich. Frank Stella, 2 February-21 April 1996.

Published References:
COPLANS, JOHN. Serial Imagery (Pasadena: Pasadena Art Museum, 1968) p. 108.
SECREST, MERYLE. "Piezas Admirables del Museo Hirshhon se Expondrian Aqui"
Excelsior (20 October 1980) p.1 & 4 B.
UNSIGNED. "Exposicion: Pintura Actual de los Estados Unidos" El Sol de Mexico (4
November 1980) p.6.
UNSIGNED. "La Pintura Actual de los Estados Unidos" Novedades (23 November
1980) p.26.
BROWN, MILTON W. One Hundred Masterpieces of American Painting from Public
Collections in Washington D.C. (Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1983) p.210-211.
RUBIN, LAWRENCE. Frank Stella Paintings 1958 to 1965: A Catalogue Raisonee (New
York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Publishers, 1986) fig. 183, p. 170.
KRAUSS, ROSALIND. The Optical Unconscious (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press,
1994) p.3.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Formalist Abstraction