Morris Louis
Impending, 1959, 99 1/2 x 139 1/2 in. (252.7 x 353 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, l.l.: M Louis 59,
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Copyright © 1992 Wadsworth Atheneum

Rights administered by Artists Rights Society (ARS)



Collection:
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund and through a generous gift from Marcella Louis Brenner, 1992

Provenance:

Estate of the artist



Exhibitions:

(E 31): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 18, dimensions reversed), 1960

(E 267): London: Hayward Gallery (cat. no. 7, color); Düsseldorf, Germany: Städtische Kunsthalle (cat. no. 5); Humlebaek, Denmark: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (cat. no. 4); Brussels: Palais des Beaux-Arts (cat. no. 5), 1974–75

(E 326): Minneapolis: Walker Art Center; Denver Art Museum; Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Art Museum; Syracuse, New York: Everson Museum of Art; Baltimore Museum of Art (cat. no. 23, color, p. 31), 1977–78

(E 457): New York: André Emmerich Gallery (color), 1992

Hartford, Connecticut: Wadsworth Atheneum, Director's Choice: Abstract Expressionism to Color Field Painting, 3 January - 24 May 2009



References:

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 78

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 94, cat. no. 241, color, p.155

The French & Co. Show of 1960: Originally Curated by Clement Greenberg, Revisited, (Santa Fe, New Mexico and Scottsdale, Arizona: Riva Yares Gallery, 2004), exh. cat., color pl., p.28



ML number:
ML 4-59