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126
Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
126
Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED
signed and dated 1954 on the reverse
gouache and watercolor on paper
18 by 11 3/4 in. 45.7 by 29.8 cm.
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This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF54-072 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

Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
Salander O'Reilly Galleries, New York
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Michael Cohen Gallery, New York
Private Collection, France (acquired in 1995)
Sotheby's, London, 28 June 2001, Lot 295 (consigned by the above)
Private Collection, Paris (acquired from the above sale)
Sotheby's, Paris, 28 May 2009, Lot 138 (consigned by the above) 
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner 

Catalogue Note

"Color helps to express light, not the physical phenomenon, but the only light that really exists, that in the artist’s brain. Each age brings with it its own light, its particular feeling for space, as a definite need."
Sam Francis 

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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New York