Morris Louis
Faces, 1958, 91 x 136 in. (231.1 x 345.4 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Smithsonian American Art Museum (formerly the National Museum of American Art), Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States, 1980

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Beneson, New York

Parke Bernet, New York

Vincent Melzac, Washington, D.C.



Exhibitions:

(E 162): New York: André Emmerich Gallery (cat. no. 1, color, cover), 1969

New York: Parke Bernet (sale 3118, lot 18, color), 18 November 1970

(E 221): Washington, D.C.: Corcoran Gallery of Art (cat. no. 76, color), 1971

(E 267): London: Hayward Gallery (cat. no. 2, color), 1974

(E 282): West Palm Beach, Florida: Art Museum of the Palm Beaches, Norton Gallery and School of Art (cat. no. 20, color, pp. 4–5, bw, p. 56), 1974



References:

(B 236): Schjeldahl 1969, bw, p. 64

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 56

(B 339): Martin 1974, bw, p. 74

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 71, cat. no. 102, color, p.142

(B 516): Wilken, 2014, color, p. 8