Morris Louis
Atomic Crest, 1954, 101 x 78 in. (256.5 x 198.1 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, u.r.: ML 54,
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Collection:
Private collection [2012]

Provenance:

The artist

J. Patrick Lannan, New York

The Lannan Foundation, Palm Beach, Florida

Sotheby's, New York (sale 7550, lot 18), 14 November 2000



Exhibitions:

(E 26): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 9), April–May 1959

(E 432): Lake Worth, Florida: Lannan Museum (color brochure, cat. no. 1), 1986

(E 435): New York: Museum of Modern Art; Fort Worth Art Museum; Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (color, p. 93), 1986-1987



References:

(B 235): Russell 1969, color, p. 99

(B 249): Fried 1970, bw pl. 23

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 57, color, p.138

(B 457): Dufrene 1996, bw, p. 55



Remarks:

See Remarks for Untitled, cat. no. 53.