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Eidos 23, 1922-1923
Morgan Russell

Oil on canvas, Image H: 12.5 in, Image W: 9 in, Frame H: 19.75 in, Frame W: 16.5 in
Purchase 1997 The Alberto Burri Memorial Fund, established by Stanley J. Seeger  97.81
On View
Primary Title Notes: verso label
Inscriptions:
recto: l.l. red paint "Morgan Russell"; verso: l.c. faint black paint "M. Russell"

Labels/Stamps:
backing: u.l. "Museum of Modern Art / LOAN / 76.183 / REED; backing: u.l. white label "Detach and fasten on back of work / WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART / 10 West 8th Street, New York City / Receiving Room 15 1/2 MacDougal Alley / ARTIST Morgan Russell / TITLE Eidos #23 / OWNER Bevani Collection / OWNER'S ADDRESS Los Angeles / RETURN ADDRESS S.M. Wright 463-18 Santa Monica, Calif. / INSURANCE VALUATION 300 -"; backing: u.c. shipper's label "No. 48 / W.S. Budworth & Son / Packers & Shippers / 424 W. 52nd St., New York, New York; backing: u.r. label "Whitney Museum of American Art / 945 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021 / Artist Morgan Russell / Title EIDOS 23 / Date 1922-23 Catalogue No. 144 / Lender Mr. and Mrs. Reed, NJ / Exhibition Synchromism and American / Color Abstraction, 1910-1925 / 1/24-3/26/78"; backing: l.c. label "Arts Council of Great Britain / 105 Piccadilly London W1V OAU 01-629 9494 / Exhibition Modern Spirit 1977 / cat. no. 73 / artist Morgan Russell / title Eidos No 23 / powern Mr. & Mrs Henry Reed, Montclair"; backing: c. green label "48. / 5. 'Pioneers of Modern Art in America' / 'Eidos, No. 23' by Morgan Russell"; backing: l.r. torn brown label "PIECE #53"

Provenance: Stanton MacDonald Wright; Bevani Collection, Los Angeles; ACA Galleries, late 1960s; Henry M. Reed, Montclair, New Jersey
Exhibition History:
Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, Ohio (Feb.15 - March 24, 1979), cat. no. 144.

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York (Dec. 15 - Jan 28, 1979)

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa (July 6 - Sept 3, 1978)

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas (April 20 - June 18, 1978)

"Synchromism and American Color Abstraction, 1910-1925", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York (Jan 24 - March 26, 1978)

"Modern Spirit", Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburg, Scotland (Aug 20 - Sept 11, 1977); to Haywood Gallery, London, England (Sept. 28 - Nov. 20, 1977), cat. no. 73

"Morgan Russell, Snychromist Studies", Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York 1976

"Pioneers of Modern Art in America", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York (April 9 - May 19, 1946), cat. no. 132

Keywords: Abstraction, Painting