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Sam Francis
UNTITLED
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150
Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
400,000600,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED
stamp signed on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
144 by 144 in. 365.7 by 365.7 cm.
Executed in 1991, this work is stamped by the Sam Francis Estate on the reverse.
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Provenance

Estate of the artist
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Amsterdam, Gallery Delaive, Sam Francis: Remembering 1923 - 1994, November 2004 - January 2005, pp. 134 and 154, illustrated in color

Literature

Exh. Cat., Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sam Francis: Paintings 1947-1990, 1999, cat. no. 50, p. 47, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., Amsterdam, Gallery Delaive, Sam Francis: The Unknown Works from the 1990's, 2005, pp. 76-77, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., Bratislava, Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Sam Francis: Retrospective in Blue, 2010, pp. 252 and 274, illustrated in color
Debra Burchett-Lere, ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of the Canvas and Panel Paintings 1946-1994, California, 2011, fig. 143, p. 129, illustrated in color and on DVD

Catalogue Note

"Color is a series of harmonies, everywhere in the universe being divine, whole numbers lasting forever, adrift in time... And the last words will be those of the stars." -Sam Francis

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