Morris Louis
Russet Pilaster, 1960, 83 1/2 x 35 3/4 in. (212.1 x 90.8 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du301

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Collection:
Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, United States. Gift of H. Hanford and Jane Smith, 1995

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Mr. & Mrs. Taft B. Schreiber, Beverly Hills, California

Lawrence Rubin Gallery, New York

H. Hanford Smith, Jr., New York



Exhibitions:

(E 214): New York: Lawrence Rubin Gallery, 1971

Andover, Massachusetts: Addison Gallery of American Art Addison Gallery of American Art: 65 Years, 13 April - 31 July 1996

Andover, Massachusetts: Addison Gallery of American Art Masterworks from the Permanent Collection, 22 February - 26 March 2000



References:

(B 249): Fried 1970, bw pl. 106

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 301, color, p.160



Remarks:

Originally, this painting and Blue Green Pilaster (cat. no. 302) were part of a single canvas whose composition and dimensions were similar to Aqua (cat. no. 293). It was later decided to cut the canvas and stretch the columns as individual paintings.



ML number:
ML 5-79A