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Sam Francis
UNTITLED 
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 175,000 USD
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247
Sam Francis
UNTITLED 
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 175,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED 
signed and dated 1985 on the reverse; signed on the stretcher 
acrylic on canvas 
30 by 30 in. 76.2 by 76.2 cm.
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This work is included in the Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, published by the University of California Berkeley Press (UC Press: 2011) under the number SFF.1151 and is also registered in the archives of the Sam Francis Foundation with the number SFP85-54. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation. 

Provenance

Estate of the artist
Private Collection, Belgium (acquired from the above in 1999)
Sotheby's, London, 29 June 2010, Lot 187
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Palo Alto, Smith Andersen Gallery, Sam Francis: Recent Work, September - November 1985

Literature

Debra Burchett-Lere, Ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of the Canvas and Panel Paintings 1946-1994, Berkeley 2011, cat. no. 1151, illustrated in color on the DVD

Catalogue Note

"My starting point has no dimension neither in time, neither in color, space or depth but is a unified even wave with intensity."
Sam Francis 

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