Morris Louis
Sigma, 1961, 103 x 170 1/2 in. (261.6 x 433.1 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du416

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Collection:
Private collection

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene M. Schwartz, New York

Christie’s, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 84): Venice: Biennale di Venezia XXXII (color), 1964

(E 96): Austin, Texas: Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas; Santa Barbara, California: University of California Art Gallery; Waltham, Massachusetts: Rose Art Galleries, Brandeis University; Minneapolis: Walker Art Center (cat. no. 1, color, p. 15), 1965 (exhibition originated in Washington, D.C.)

(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Missouri: City Art Museum (cat. no. 39, color, p. 18), 1967

(E 143): New York: Jewish Museum, 1968

(E 173): Syracuse, New York: Everson Museum of Art; Albany, New York: State University of New York Art Gallery (cat. no. 13, bw), 1969–70

(E 209): Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center (cat. no. 11, bw), 1971

(E 360): New York: M. Knoedler & Co. (bw, p. 8), 1979

New York: Christie’s (lot 39, color), 8 May 1984

(E 435): New York: Museum of Modern Art; Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Art Museum; Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (color, p. 145), 1986-1987



References:

(B 101): Baro 1964, bw, p. 34

(B 111): Genauer 1964, bw, p. 21

(B 112): Gendel 1964, bw, p. 32

(B 123): Solomon 1964, bw, p. 18

(B 154): Stevens 1965, comm., p. G7

(B 155): Stevens 1965, color, p. 32

Washington Post, 28 June 1965, bw, p. B4

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 131

Green, Eleanor, Artforum 11, no. 2 (October 1972), comm., p. 63

Hunter, Sam, and Jacobus, John, American Art of the Twentieth Century (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1972), bw, p. 322

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 115, cat. no. 416, color, p.171



ML number:
ML 3-43