Estate of the Artist Acquired by the present owner from the above in 2001
This work is registered in the artist's records and catalogue raisonné documentation files with the archival identification number of SF78-1138 as research is in progress for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Unique Works on Paper edited by Debra Burchett-Lere and coordinated by the Sam Francis Foundation.
This work is in very good condition overall. The left edge is perforated. There is pale time-staining to the sheet, with discoloration along the top and right edges. The sheet is rippling slightly. There are few minor light and unobtrusive handling creases. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat. Framed under Plexiglas. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.