Morris Louis
Terrain of Joy, 1954, 79 1/4 x 105 1/8 in. (201.3 x 267.0 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, l.l.: ML 54,
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Collection:
Collection of Mr. And Mrs. Graham Gund, United States

Provenance:

The artist

French & Company, New York

Maximilian LeWitter, New York

John C. Stoller & Company, Minneapolis

Mimi Block Fine Arts, Ltd., New York



Exhibitions:

(E 26): New York: French & Company (cat. no. 4), April–May 1959

(E 61): New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (cat. no. 1, color), 1963

(E 326): Minneapolis: Walker Art Center; Denver Art Museum; Fort Worth, Texas: Fort Worth Art Museum; Syracuse, New York: Everson Museum of Art; Baltimore Museum of Art (cat. no. 1, color, p. 8), 1977–78

(E 398): Boston: Museum of Fine Arts (comm., p. 14, color, p. 72), 1982



References:

(B 27): M. S. 1959, bw, p. 58

(B 79): Fried 1963, color, p. 23

(B 94): Rosenblum 1963, comm., p. 24, bw, p. 26

(B 146): Robbins 1965, bw, p. 43

(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 28

(B 385): Upright [Headley] January–February 1978, color, p. 85

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p.68, cat. no. 66, color, p.139

(B 418): Elderfield 1986, bw, p. 19

(B 455): Buretel 1996, bw, p. 16

Simpson, Marc, ed., Like Breath on Glass: Whistler, Inness, and the Art of Painting Softly (Williamstown, Massachusetts: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008), color pl. 52, p. 199