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PROPERTY FROM THE BRAUS FAMILY COLLECTIONS, FLORIDA

Sam Francis
POWER WORD (DIPTYCH)
Estimate
120,000180,000
LOT SOLD. 545,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE BRAUS FAMILY COLLECTIONS, FLORIDA

Sam Francis
POWER WORD (DIPTYCH)
Estimate
120,000180,000
LOT SOLD. 545,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Curated featuring works from the Collection of Joni Gordon of Newspace Gallery

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New York

Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
POWER WORD (DIPTYCH)
signed and dated 1985 on the reverse of the left panel
acrylic on cardboard
Each: 84 by 36 in. 213.3 by 91.4 cm.
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Executed in 1985, this work is identified with the interim research number of SF85-181A and B in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Unique Works on Paper. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.

Provenance

André Emmerich Gallery, Inc., New York
Gallery Camino Real, Florida, March 1987
Acquired by the present owner from the above circa 1987

Exhibited

New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Sam Francis: New Paintings on Paper, March - April 1986
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Berkshire Museum, Collectors' Choice: Selections from the Jay and Jane Braus Collection, May – October 2011, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"Color is the real substance for me, the real underlying thing which drawing and painting are not...Colors are intensities" SAM FRANCIS

Contemporary Curated featuring works from the Collection of Joni Gordon of Newspace Gallery

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New York