889
889
Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
380,000550,000
JUMP TO LOT
889
Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
380,000550,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED
signed and dated Feb. 1970 on the reverse
Executed in 1970 in Bern.
This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF70-033 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. This work is alternatively registered with the Sam Francis Foundation under archive number SF69-1007.
acrylic on paper
69 by 104.2 cm; 27⅛ by 41 in.
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Provenance

The Estate of Sam Francis, California (1994)
Ace Gallery, Beverly Hills
Sotheby's, New York, 26 February 2007, lot 37
Private Collection (acquired from the above sale) 
Christie's, London, 15 February 2012, lot 268
Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above sale)

Exhibited

Los Angeles, Chac-Mool Contemporary Fine Art, California: State of the Art/Art of the State, May 1997
Rome, Galleria Il Gabbiano, Sam Francis, November 1998 - February 1999, p. 6, cat. no. 4 (illustrated in colour)
San Francisco, Brian Gross Fine Art, Sam Francis: Work on Paper from the Sixties, October - December 2001

Catalogue Note

"Painting is about the beauty of space and the power of containment."
Sam Francis

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