Morris Louis
Sub-Marine, 1948, 23 x 36 in. (58.4 x 91.4 cm), Oil on canvas, Inscribed, l.r.: Louis'48,
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Collection:
Mrs. Ralph Paull, Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States

Provenance:

The artist

Mrs. Stuart Hunter, Washington, D.C.



Exhibitions:

(E 6): Baltimore Museum of Art (cat. no. 63), 1949

(E 7): Washington, D.C.: Corcoran Gallery of Art (cat. no. 78), 1949



References:

(B 389): Upright [Headley] 1979, bw, p. 56

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 16, color, p.134



Remarks:

When exhibited in Baltimore in 1949, this painting won the Mrs. Martin Kohn Award of $50.00 for work in any medium. The jury members were James Johnson Sweeney, Jack Tworkov, and Jean de Marco.