Morris Louis
Aurora, 1958, 93 1/4 x 175 in. (236.9 x 444.5 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, l.r.: ML 58,
du144

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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

Vincent Melzac, Washington, D.C.



Exhibitions:

(E 26): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 15), April–May 1959

Washington, D.C.: National Collection of Fine Arts, 1968–70

(E 175): Baltimore Museum of Art (cat. no. 37), 1970

(E 221): Washington, D.C.: Corcoran Gallery of Art (cat. no. 75, bw), 1971

(E 406): Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art (bw, p. 51), 1982



References:

(B 253): Gold 1970, comm., p. D6

Burlington Magazine, July 1980, bw, fig. 102, supplement

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 144, color, p.146

(B 475): Humblet 2003, color, p. 149

(B 489): Hardy 2007, fig. 23, color, p. 64



ML number:
ML 4-65