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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED JAPANESE MUSEUM COLLECTION

Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 350,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
214

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED JAPANESE MUSEUM COLLECTION

Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 350,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED
acrylic on canvas
56 by 68 1/8 in. 142.24 by 173 cm.
Executed in 1980-1981. 
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This work is identified with the interim identification number of SFF.801 in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.

Provenance

Private Collection, Tokyo (acquired directly from the artist in September 1981)
Acquired from the above by the present owner in September 1984

Exhibited

Paris, Pavillon des Arts; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Arts; Tokyo, Ogawa Art Foundation; Tokyo, Yayoi Gallery, L’oeuvre de Sam Francis dans les collections du Musée Idemitsu, September 1986 - December 1987, pl. 41, illustrated in color
Tokyo, Sogetsu Art Museum, Sam Francis: Tokyo Mural, January - February 1996, pl. 22, p. 36, illustrated in color
Tokyo, Idemitsu Museum of Arts; Osaka, Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, June 2000 - April 2001, cat. no. 50, p. 51, illustrated in color
Toyama, Museum of Modern Art; Chiba, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art; Museum of Art Ehime; Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art; Fukushima, Iwaki City Museum of Art; Oita City Art Museum, Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, August 2002 - October 2003, cat. no. 50, p. 78, illustrated in color

Literature

“Francis et Idemitsu,” Connaissance des Arts, No. 45, September 1986, p. 118, illustrated
Contemporary Great Masters: Sam Francis, Tokyo 1994, pl. 55, p. 63 and cover, illustrated in color
Debra Burchett-Lere, Ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings 1946-1994, Berkeley 2011, cat. no. SFF.801, illustrated in color on the DVD

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