Lot 30
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SAM FRANCIS | Untitled (SFF.1659)

120,000 - 180,000 EUR
237,000 EUR
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  • Sam Francis
  • Untitled (SFF.1659)
  • acrylic on canvas
  • 122,5 x 91,5 cm; 48 1/4 x 36 in.
  • Executed in Santa Monica (West Channel Road Studio) in 1992.


Yayoi Gallery / Ogawa, Tokyo
Acquired from the above by the present owner


Tokyo, Idemitsu Museum of Arts; Osaka, Idemitsu Museum of Arts Part I; Osaka, Idemitsu Museum of Arts Part II; Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, 27 June 2000 - 1 April 2001; catalogue, p. 63, no. 62, illustrated in colour
Toyoma, Museum of Modern Art; Chiba, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art; Ehime, Museum of Art Ehime; Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art; Fukushima, Iwaki City Art Museum; Oita, Oita City Art Museum; Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, 10 August 2002 - 26 October 2003; catalogue, p. 88, no. 60, illustrated in colour

Catalogue Note

This work is identified with the interim identification number of SFF.1659 in consideration for the forthcoming addendum to the Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.