Morris Louis
Green by Gold, 1958, 93 1/2 x 138 1/2 in. (237.5 x 351.8 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

Provenance:

The artist

William Rubin, New York

Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene M. Schwartz, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 26): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 19), April–May 1959

(E 59): New York: The Jewish Museum (cat. no. 16), 1963

(E 173): Syracuse, New York: Everson Museum of Art; Albany, New York: State University of New York Art Gallery (cat. no. 12, color, cover), 1969–70

(E 209): Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center (cat. no. 10, color), 1971

(E 360): New York: M. Knoedler & Co. (color, p. 7), 1979

New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet (sale 4856M, lot 29, color), 4 May 1982

(E 495): Chiba, Japan: Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art (color, p. 19 & no. 6, p. 39), 2008



References:

(B 188): Michelson 1967, color, p. 141

Hunter, Sam, and Jacobus, John, American Art of the Twentieth Century (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1972), color pl. 619

Stolbach, Art & Auction, May 1982, bw, p. 82

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 163, color, p.147



Remarks:

When it was exhibited at French & Company in 1959, this painting measured 7 ft. 10 in. x 13 ft. 10 in. (238.8 x 421.6 cm.); it was later cut down and restretched.