Morris Louis
Pillar of Celebration, 1961, 87 1/2 x 55 in. (222.3 x 139.7 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Richard Stern, Chicago, United States

Provenance:

The artist

Clement Greenberg, New York

Vincent Melzac Collection, Washington, D.C.

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 59): New York: Jewish Museum (cat. no. 18, color, p. 19), 1963

(E 221): Washington, D.C.: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1968; (cat. no. 79, bw), 1971

(E 154): Bucharest, Romania: Sala Dalles; Timisdara: Museul Banatului; Cluj: Galeria de Arta; Bratislava, Czechoslovakia: Slovak National Gallery; Prague: Wallenstein Palace; Brussels: Palais des Beaux-Arts (cat. no. 39), 1969

(E 282): West Palm Beach, Florida: Art Museum of the Palm Beaches, Norton Gallery and School of Art (cat. no. 22, bw, p. 57), 1974

Edmonton, Alberta: Gallery of Art, on loan August 1981–May 1982

New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet (sale 5041, lot 424, color), 20 May 1983



References:

(B 217): Benson 1969, p. 37

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 439, color, p.173