Morris Louis
Bower, 1958, 95 1/2 x 137 1/4 in. (242.6 x 348.6 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen, Berlin, Germany

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 26; E 27): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 22), April–May 1959; (cat. no. 14), Summer 1959

(E 270): New York: New York Cultural Center, 1974

(E 304): Zurich: Galerie André Emmerich, 1975

(E 435): New York: Museum of Modern Art; Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Art Museum; Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (color, p. 105), 1986-1987



References:

(B 337): Henning 1974, bw, p. 224

(B 356): Kagan 1975, color, p. 88

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 167, color, p.147



Remarks:

When it was exhibited at French & Company in 1959, this painting measured 8 ft. 10 in. x 14 ft. 10 in. (269.2 x 452 cm.); it was later cut down and restretched.



ML number:
ML 4-61