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Canopus, 1962, 82 1/2 x 41 in. (209.6 x 104.1 cm), Acrylic resin (Magna) on canvas, du527

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Rights administered by Artists Rights Society (ARS)


Private collection [2012]


Estate of the artist


(E 114): Cleveland Museum of Art, 1967

(E 121): Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Boston: Museum of Fine Arts; St. Louis, Missouri: City Art Museum (cat. no. 47, bw, p. 67), 1967

(E 480): Atlanta, Georgia: High Museum of Art; San Diego, California: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution (cat. no. 26, color, p. 113), 2006-2008


(B 249): Fried 1970, color pl. 167

(B 412): Upright 1985, color pl., p. 125, cat. no. 527, color, p.180

(B 485): Godfrey 2007, fig. 6, color, p. 22


Prior to 1982 the Morris Louis Estate number 2-63 served as the title for this painting.

ML number:

ML 2-63

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