Morris Louis
Untitled, 1956, 94 x 113 in. (238.8 x 287.0 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas,
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Collection:
Onnasch Collection, Germany [2012]

Provenance:

The artist

Michel Tapié de Ceyleran, Paris

Allen Powers, London

Kasmin Ltd., London

Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York

André Emmerich Gallery, New York, and Waddington Galleries, London

Sotheby's, New York (lot 384), 10 October 1990



Exhibitions:

(E 22): New York: Martha Jackson Gallery (cat. no 8, 1957)

New York: Sotheby Parke Bernet (sale 3426, lot 24, color), 26 October 1972; (sale 4856M, lot 43, color), 4 May 1982

Bremen, Germany: Neues Museum Weserburg, extended loan

(E 424): New York: André Emmerich Gallery (cat. no. 2, color), 1985

(E 437): Shiga, Japan: The Museum of Modern Art (cat. no. 2, color, p. 29), 1986

(E 486): Berlin, Germany: El Sourdog Hex (color, p. 29), 2007

(E 494): Basel, Switzerland: Fondation Beyeler (fig. 61, color, p. 112), 2008



References:

Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Morris Louis (Washington, D.C.: 1967), color

(B 330): Elderfield 1974, London: bw, p. 18; Düsseldorf, Brussels: bw, p. 13

(B 385): Upright [Headley] January–February 1978, color, p. 87 (labeled Number IV, 1957)

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 76, color, p.140

(B 418): Elderfield 1986, bw, p. 21

Kerber, Bernhard, Bestände Onnasch (Berlin and Bremen: Neues Museum Weserburg, 1992), p. 39