Arthur Tooth & Sons, London Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1962
This work is registered in the Sam Francis Foundation Archives under numbers SF59-529 and will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of paintings and works on paper, edited by Debra Burchett-Lere and published by the University of California Press.
This work is in very good condition overall. There are artist's tack-holes at all four corners. There is a 1 1/4 inch crease at the upper left corner. There is some handling wear to the corners. The artist has painted on the reverse. Framed under glass. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.