This work is registered in the Sam Francis Foundation Archives under the number SF59-525 and wil be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of unique paintings and works on paper edited by Debra Burchett-Lee and published by the University of California Press
The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is slightly brighter and more vibrant in the original.
This work is in very good condition. The sheet is hinged to the backing mount at intervals on the reverse and the edges are deckled. There is some slight undulation to the sheet. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."