Morris Louis
Floral, 1959, 103 x 142 in. (261.6 x 360.7 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du240

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Collection:
Private collection [2012]

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York

Parke Bernet, New York

Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Green, Detroit

Christie's, New York (sale 6011, lot 110), 18 November 1997

Private Collection



Exhibitions:

(E 31): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 19), 1960

(E 61): New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (cat. no. 13, color, reproduced upside down), 1963 

(E 73): Geneseo, New York: State University College; Cortland, New York: State University College; University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University; Ithaca, New York: Ithaca College Union; Plymouth, New Hampshire: Plymouth State College; Oneonta, New York: State University College; Huntington, West Virginia: Huntington Galleries, 1964–65

Seal Harbor, Maine: Gallery of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1967

(E 149): Syracuse, New York: Everson Museum of Art, 1968

Great Neck, New York: North Shore Community Arts Center, 1969

(E 164): New York: Museum of Modern Art (color, p. 115), May 1969

New York: Parke Bernet (sale 584, lot 19, color), 17 November 1971

(E 478): Santa Fe, New Mexico and Scottsdale, Arizona: Riva Yares Gallery (color pl. p. 29), 2004



References:

(B 79): Fried 1963, comm., p. 25

(B 94): Rosenblum 1963, comm., p. 24, color, p. 27 (reproduced upside down)

(B 146): Robbins 1965, color, p. 49

(B 225): Gold 1969, bw, p. 29 (reproduced upside down)

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 80 (reproduced upside down)

Hunter, Sam, and Jacobus, John, American Art of the Twentieth Century (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1972), bw, p. 212

(B 309): Steinberg 1972, color, p. 45

Lipman, Jean, and Franc, Helen M., Bright Stars (New York: Dutton, 1976), color, pp. 180–81

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 93, cat. no. 240, color, p.154

(B 455): Buretel 1996, bw, p. 19



ML number:
ML 4-88