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218
Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 161,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
218
Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 161,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED
signed; signed and dated 1947-48 on the reverse
oil on canvas
34 by 25 3/4 in. 86.4 by 65.4 cm.
Executed in 1947-1948, this work was later signed and dated 1/2/64 on the reverse.
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Provenance

Herbert B. Palmer and Company, Beverly Hills
Pauline Whitson, Three Rivers (acquired from the above in January 1964)
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, New York, May 26, 1966, lot 34
Private Collection, Geneva
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago
Lester K. and Rosalyn W. Olin, Chicago (acquired from the above in 1984)
By descent to the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Modern and Contemporary Masters, February - March 1984

Literature

Debra Burchett-Lere, ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of the Canvas and Panel Paintings 1946-1994, Berkeley, 2011, cat. no. SFF37, illustrated on the DVD

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