Morris Louis
Burning Stain, 1961, 87 x 72 in. (221 x 182.9 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, stretcher bar, center back: M. Louis “Burning Stain” 1961,
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Collection:
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. Nebraska Art Association, Thomas C. Woods Collection, 1965

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 39): New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (cat. no. 35, bw, p. 57), 1961–62

(E 63): Regina, Saskatchewan: Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, 1963

San Francisco Museum of Art, 1963

(E 319): Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art (cat. no. 12, color), 1976–77

(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. 149), 1986-1987

Lincoln, Nebraska: Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery Lyrical Abstraction: Color and Mood, 29 May - 29 August 1993

Lincoln, Nebraska: Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery Big Canvas: Paintings from the Permanent Collection, 12 April - 10 August 2003 



References:

(B 40): Alloway 1961, color, p. 26

(B 46): Kroll 1961, bw, p. 37

(B 78): Finley 1963, bw, p. 35

(B 92): Robbins 1963, comm., p. 28, color, p. 28

(B 135): Greenberg 1965, comm., p. 66

(B 202): Coplans 1968, bw, p. 72

(B 216): Baigell 1969, bw, p. 373

(B 249): Fried 1970, bw pl. 157

Glueck, Grace, Art News 76, no. 9 (November 1977), color, p. 94

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 443, color, p.173



ML number:
ML 4-76