Morris Louis
Breaking Hue, 1954, 104 5/8 x 78 in. (265.7 x 198.1 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, front, u.r.: ML 54; back, l.l.: Breaking Hue No. 45,
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Collection:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Sophie M. Friedman Fund, 1973

Provenance:

André Emmerich Gallery, New York



Exhibitions:

(E 26): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 6), April–May 1959

(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Missouri: City Art Museum (cat. no. 14, incorrectly labeled Longitudes, dimensions reversed, bw, p. 41), 1967

(E 175): Baltimore Museum of Art (cat. no. 36, incorrectly labeled Longitudes), 1970

(E 245): Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1973

(E 391): Peking, China: Zhuongguo Meishuguan; Shanghai Buowuguan, 1981

(E 397): Baltimore Museum of Art (cat. no. 1), 1982

(E 467): Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2000-2001

(E 480): Atlanta, Georgia: High Museum of Art; San Diego, California: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (cat. no. 4, color, p. 69), 2006-2008



References:

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 24 (transposed with Longitude, color pl. 22)

(B 373): Elderfield 1977, comm., p. 30

(B 391): Moffett 1979, color pl. 15

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 64, cat. no. 59, color, p.138

(B 475): Humblet 2003, color, p. 147



Remarks:

See Remarks for Longitude, cat. no. 58



ML number:
ML 4-46