Morris Louis
Beta Upsilon, 1960-1961, 103 x 243 in. (261.6 x 617.2 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Smithsonian American Art Museum (formerly National Museum of American Art), Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States, 1980

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Vincent Melzac, Washington, D.C.



Exhibitions:

(E 221): Washington, D.C.: Corcoran Gallery of Art (cat. no. 78, color), 1971

(E 267): London: Hayward Gallery (cat. no. 32, color), 1974

(E 370): Mexico City: Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes (cat. no. 80, color, cover and p. 201, incorrectly labeled Beta Ipsilon), 1980–81

(E 406): Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art (bw, p. 51), 1982



References:

(B 336): Goossen January 1974, color, p. 33

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 398, color, p.169

(B 483): Steiner 2006, fig. 29, color, p. 45



ML number:
ML 3-47