Artwork: Infield
Size: 229.2 x 61 cm
Medium: Magna on canvas
Creation year: 1962
Marks: Signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'MORRIS LOUIS #492 'INFIELD' 1962.' on the stretcher; further inscribed by the artist's widow ''INFIELD' M. Louis 62' on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Morton G. Neumann, Chicago; Private Collection; Christie's, New York, November 18, 1992, lot 8; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Morris Louis, October 16 - November 10, 1962, n.p. (inverse dimensions listed); Art Institute of Chicago, Directions in Contemporary Painting and Sculpture: 66th Annual American Exhibition, January 11 - February 10, 1963, no. 50, n.p.Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, The Morton G. Neumann Family Collection, August 31 - December 31, 1980, no. 130, vol. I, p. 139 (illustrated upside down, p. 128); vol. II, p. 91

Phillips New York

Date: 2020-12-07
Lot Number: 7
Low Estimate: $900000 [+7%]
High Estimate: $1200000 [-19%]
Hammer Price: $966250
Sold For: $1179500