118
118
Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 337,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
118
Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 337,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED
acrylic on canvas
198.1 by 167.6cm.; 78 by 66in.
Executed in 1988-9.
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This work is registered in the Sam Francis Foundation Archives under the number SFP88-230.

Provenance

Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris
Private Collection, Paris
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Jean Fournier, Sam Francis: Toiles de Grand Format, 1988 et 1989, 1989
Toulouse-Labège, Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain Midi-Pyrénées, Sam Francis, 1991-2, pp.52-3, illustrated in colour

Literature

Debra Burchett-Lere, ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946-1994, Berkley 2010, no. SFF. 1558, illustrated in colour

Catalogue Note

“Colour is a receptacle for feeling.” (the artist cited in: William.C Agee, Sam Francis: A Painter’s Dialogue with Color, Light and Space, in Sam Francis, Catalogue Raisoneé of Canvas and Panel Paintings 1946-1994, University of California Press, 2011, p. 54)

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