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    Sale 2168

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 206

    Morris Louis (1912-1962)

    Number 5-39

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Morris Louis (1912-1962)
    Number 5-39
    magna on canvas
    83½ x 17 in. (212.1 x 43.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1961-1962.


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    Provenance

    André Emmerich Gallery, New York
    Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Siegel, New York
    André Emmerich Gallery, New York
    Private collection, Brussels
    André Emmerich Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1982


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A WEST COAST COLLECTION


    Literature

    Art Actuel: Skira Annuel 75, Geneva 1975, p. 90 (illustrated).
    D. Upright, Morris Louis: The Complete Paintings, A Catalogue Raisonné, New York, 1985, no. 506, pp. 178 and 232 (illustrated in color).