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Charred Journal: Firewritten I, 1951, 39 x 30 in. (99.1 x 76.2 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, back, u.r.: Louis 51; stretcher, u.l.: Journal (Part 1), du30

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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States. Gift of Ira M. Lowe, 2011


The artist

Dee Church, Washington, D.C.

Daniel Millsaps, Washington, D.C.

Ira M. Lowe, Washington, D.C.


Rehoboth, Delaware, and Washington, D.C.: Gallery Nuki, 1976

Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution (formerly National Collection of Fine Arts), on extended loan from 1978

(E 366): Washington, D.C.: National Collection of Fine Arts (bw, p. 52), 1979–80


(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 30, color, p.136

(B 418): Elderfield 1986, bw, p. 10

(B 475): Humblet 2003, color, p. 145

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