Morris Louis
Beta Omicron, 1960, 102 x 157 in. (259.1 x 398.8 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du375

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Collection:
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, United States. Gift of William and Helen Whitsell, 2011

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne, Germany

Private collection, New York

Christie’s, New York

John Nichols, Newport Beach, California

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Joyce Hunsaker and Associates, Los Angeles

Private collection, Iowa

William and Helen Whitsell, Portland, Oregon



Exhibitions:

Cologne, Germany: Galerie Rudolf Zwirner (bw), 1970

(E 267): London: Hayward Gallery (cat. no. 29, color); Düsseldorf, Germany: Städtische Kunsthalle (cat. no. 22, color); Brussels: Palais des Beaux-Arts (cat. no. 22, color), 1974–75

New York: Christie’s (lot 51, color), 16 May 1980

Portland Art Museum Riches of a City: Portland Collects, 5 February - 22 May 2011



References:

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 112

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 375, color, p.167

(B 481): Nemerov 2006, fig. 20, color, p. 30



ML number:
ML 4-01