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Beth Tet

In this major example of Louis's classic Veil series, the artist started with pours of strongly colored, highly diluted Magna paint (see the top edges) and then poured brown thinned Magna over these intense color washes to create the dark veil. The two faint vertical lines are probably the marks...

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Provenance

The artist; to Mrs. Marcella Louis Brenner, Washington, 1962; to MFA, Boston, 1972

Credit Line

Gift of Marcella Louis Brenner

Copyright

© Morris Louis

1958

Accession Number

1972.1072

Medium or Technique

Acrylic solution (Magna) on canvas

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Contemporary Art

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