Morris Louis
Janus, 1960, 78 3/8 x 106 1/2 in. (199.1 x 270.5 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, back: “Janus” M Louis 1960,
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Collection:
Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Permanent loan from Commerzbank, 2010

Provenance:

Galerie André Emmerich, Zurich

Galerie Theo, Madrid

Private collection, 1981

Christie's, New York (sale 8438, lot 184), 8 May 1997

Dresdner Bank, 1999

Commerzbank, 2009 (acquired through bank merger with above)



Exhibitions:

(E 319): Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art (cat. no. 6, color), 1976–77

(E 361): New York: André Emmerich Gallery (color), 1979–80

(E 378): Washington, D.C.: Fendrick Gallery (bw, cover), 1980

(E 396): Zurich: Galerie André Emmerich, 1981

London: Christie's (lot 38, color), 4 December 1996



References:

(B 359): Carmean September 1976, color, p. 73, comm., p. 75

Drath, The Washington Dossier, October 1976, comm., p. 47

(B 363): Gold 1976, comm., p. D12

(B 373): Elderfield 1977, bw, p. 31

(B 380): Wright 1977, color, p. 59, comm., pp. 58, 60

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 296, color, p.159



ML number:
ML 4-97