Morris Louis
Castor and Pollux, 1962, 89 1/2 x 47 1/8 in. (227.3 x 119.7 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
du526

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Collection:
Private Collection [2012]

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Eli and Edythe L. Broad, Los Angeles

Sotheby's, New York (sale 5628, lot 63), 4 November 1987



Exhibitions:

(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Missouri: City Art Museum (cat. no. 52, bw, p. 71), 1967

(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. 159), 1986-1987



References:

Andreae, Christopher, The Christian Science Monitor, 27 April 1967, bw, p. 9

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 164–65 (both front and back reproduced)

(B 294): Ungar 1971, bw, p. C1

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 124, cat. no. 526, color, p.180



Remarks:

Prior to 1980 the Morris Louis Estate number 1-72 served as the title for this painting.



ML number:
ML 1-72