Morris Louis
Nun, 1959, 98 x 138 in. (248.9 x 350.5 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du242

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Collection:
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Provenance:

Estate of the artist

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Marshall S. Cogan and Maureen Cogan, New York

Sotheby's, New York (sale 6011, lot 21), 8 May 1990



Exhibitions:

(E 128): Seattle Art Museum (cat. no. 8, color), 1967

(E 267): London: Hayward Gallery (cat. no. 5, color); Düsseldorf, Germany: Städtische Kunsthalle (cat. no. 3); Humlebaek, Denmark: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (cat. no. 2); Brussels: Palais des Beaux-Arts (cat. no. 3), 1974–75

(E 403): New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1982

Osaka, Japan: National Museum of Art, The 30th Anniversary: Selected Works from the Collection of the National Museum of Art, Osaka (color, p. 105), 2007

(E 495): Chiba, Japan: Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art (color, p. 23 & no. 8, p. 39), 2008

Miyagi, Japan: The Miyagi Museum of Art, Stream of the New: Masterpieces from the National Museum of Art, Osaka, 5 August - 3 October 2010

Miyakonojo, Japan: Miyakonojo City Museum of Art, 16 October - 5 December 2010

Niigata, Japan: Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum, Adventure in Art - Masterpieces of the National Museum of Art, Osaka (color), 17 May - 22 June 2014; Ibaraki, Japan: The Museum of Modern Art, 9 August - 28 September 2014



References:

(B 376): Millard 1977, comm., p. 255

(B 402): Fenton 1982, color, p. 66

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 95, cat. no. 242, color, p.155



ML number:
ML 1-85