Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Morris Louis, American, 1912–1962

Illumination

1962

Plastic paint on canvas

210.8 × 31.2 cm (83 × 12 5/16 in.) framed: 206.4 × 34.3 × 3.8 cm (81 1/4 × 13 1/2 × 1 1/2 in.)
Gift of Richard Brown Baker, B.A. 1935
1986.97.2
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Andre Emmerich Gallery, 3/28/63

Bibliography: 

Art of the 50’s and 60’s: Selections from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, exh. cat. (Ridgefield, Conn.: The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1965), no. 64, ill.

Richard Brown Baker Collects!: A selection of contemporary art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1975), 10, 126, no. 53, fig. 53.

Fortissimo!: Thirty years from the Richard Brown Baker Collection of contemporary art, exh. cat. (Providence, R.I.: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1985), 42, 72, 140, no. 88, ill.

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