Lambda II
Artwork: Lambda II
Size: 260.9 x 360.7 cm
Medium: Magna on canvas
Creation year: 1960
Marks: Inscribed with the artist's name on the overlap
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Estate of the artist (Estate no. ML 3-14); Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York; The Schlumberger Collection, Paris (acquired from the previous in 2001); Sotheby's New York, November 11, 2014, Lot 16 (consigned by the previous); Acquired by the present owner from the previous
Exhibition history: New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Morris Louis: 1912-1962, September 1985, n.p., no. 10, illustrated in color; New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Variations on a Theme - 1960, February - March 1995; Munster, Westfalisches Landesmuseum; and Grenoble, Musee de Grenoble, Morris Louis, May - December 1996, p. 84, illustrated in color (in incorrect orientation); Los Angeles, Manny Silverman Gallery, Morris Louis: Six Paintings from 1958-1962, January - February 2001, illustrated in color on the cover (in incorrect orientation); New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, Morris Louis, November 2001, p. 27, illustrated in color (in incorrect orientation), illustrated in color on the front cover (in incorrect orientation) and illustrated in color on the back cover

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-14
Lot Number: 38
Low Estimate: $1500000 [+0%]
High Estimate: $2000000 [-25%]
Hammer Price: $1500000
Sold For: $1820000