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Landscape (Mid-day), 1953, 45 x 35 in. (114.3 x 88.9 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, Inscribed, u. center: Louis 53, du50

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Ana and Manuel Mato Collection, Coral Gables, Florida, United States [2012]


The artist

J. Leon and Pauline Shereshefsky, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Private Collection

Christie's, New York (sale 2049, lot 274), 13 November 2008


(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Missouri: City Art Museum (cat. no. 11, bw, p. 38), 1967


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

(B 401): Ayers 1982, bw, p. 42

(B 412): Upright 1985, cat. no. 50, color, p.137

(B 418): Elderfield 1986, bw, p. 16


Louis cut this painting from a larger painted canvas and then stretched it. The title was assigned at a later date, probably by his widow.

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