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Green Shade, 1958, 91 x 134 3/4 in. (231.1 x 342.3 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, back: 12 “Green Shade”, du153

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Private collection [2012]


Estate of the artist


(E 462): Grenoble, France: Musée de Grenoble; Münster, Germany: Westfälisches Landesmuseum (color, p. 76), 1996

(E 464): New York: André Emmerich Gallery, 1997

(E 470): Los Angeles: Manny Silverman Gallery (color), 2001

(E 471): New York: Paul Kasmin Gallery (color, p. 19), 2001


(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 153, color, p.146


The inscription is evidence that Louis was considering this painting for exhibition, most likely at French & Company in New York in 1959, when a group of similar pictures was first shown.

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