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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1988.410
People
Morris Louis, American (Baltimore, MD 1912 - 1962 Washington, DC)
Title
Untitled (recto and verso)
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1940
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/309757
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gouache on cream wove paper; verso: black crayon and pastel
Dimensions
actual: 44.8 x 67.2 cm (17 5/8 x 26 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: gouache, l.l.: M Louis-40-; verso, pastel, l.r.: M Louis 39
  • blind stamp: l.r.: ML [in oval]
Provenance
Morris Louis, bequest; to Marcella Louis Brenner, 1962, gift; to the Harvard University Art Museums, 1988.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Marcella Louis Brenner in honor of John Coolidge
Copyright
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
1988
Object Number
1988.410
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Diane Upright Headley, The Drawings of Morris Louis, Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington, D.C, 1979), pp. 26-27, repr. p. 26 (r.); pp. 23-24, repr. p. 23 (v.); p. 140, repr. (r&v)

Nehama Guralnik, ed., Morris Louis, exh. cat., Israel Museum (Jerusalem, Israel, 1980), no. 49, p. 15, repr.

Exhibition History

The Drawings of Morris Louis, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, 12/06/1979 - 02/03/1980; Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 02/22/1980 - 04/06/1980

Morris Louis, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 11/25/1980 - 01/25/1981; Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, 02/03/1981 - 04/05/1981

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