Lot 126
  • 126

Sam Francis

70,000 - 90,000 USD
75,000 USD
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  • Sam Francis
  • 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.


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