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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Sam Francis
UNTITLED NO.8
Estimate
350,000450,000
LOT SOLD. 375,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Sam Francis
UNTITLED NO.8
Estimate
350,000450,000
LOT SOLD. 375,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Curated

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New York

Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED NO.8
signed and dated 1973 on the reverse 
oil and acrylic on canvas
84 by 96 in. 213.4 by 243.8 cm.
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Executed in 1973, this work is identified with the archival identification number SFF.599 in consideration for the forthcoming addendum to the Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, to be published by the Sam Francis Foundation. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation. 

Provenance

Private Collection
Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles (acquired in June 1993)
Private Collection, Chicago (acquired from the above in 1995)

Exhibited

New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Inc., Sam Francis: Recent Paintings, November - December 1973
Zurich, Galerie Kornfeld, Sam Francis: Olbilder, Farbige Zeichnungen, April - May 1975, cat. no. 1, illustrated
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Sam Francis, May - June 1974
Nagoya City Art Museum; Shiga, Museum of Modern Art; Kurashiki, The Hara Museum ARC, Abstraction 5: John Altoon, Sam Francis, Craig Kauffman, John McLaughlin and Ed Moses, March - August 1990, p. 40, illustrated in color
Los Angeles, Manny Silverman Gallery, Sam Francis: 1964-1979, October - December 1993, cat. no. 16, p. 23, illustrated in color
Los Angeles, Manny Silverman Gallery, Sam Francis: 1923-1994, March - April 1995
Los Angeles, Manny Silverman Gallery, Sam Francis: Selected Works, April - May 1999

Literature

Burchett-Lere and Agee, Eds., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946-1994, cat. no. 599, illustrated in color on DVD I

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

Contemporary Curated

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New York