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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED JAPANESE MUSEUM COLLECTION

Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
74

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED JAPANESE MUSEUM COLLECTION

Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Curated

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New York

Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED
acrylic on canvas 
72 1/8 by 72 1/8 in. 183.2 by 183.2 cm.
Executed in 1987. 
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This work is identified with the interim identification number of SFF.14014 in consideration for the forthcoming addendum to Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel PaintingsThis information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.

Provenance

Yayoi Gallery, Tokyo 
Acquired from the above by the present owner in July 1993 

Exhibited

Nagoya City Art Museum; Shiga, Museum of Modern Art; and Gunma, Hara Museum ARC, Abstraction 5: John Altoon, Sam Francis, Craig Kauffman, John McLaughlin, and Ed Moses, March - August 1990, cat. no. 8, p. 44, illustrated in color
Bonn, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Sam Francis, February - April 1993, pp. 222-23, illustrated in color
Tokyo, Idemitsu Museum of Arts; Osaka, Idemitsu Museum, Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, June 2000 - April 2001, cat. no. 55, p. 55, illustrated in color
Toyama, Museum of Modern Art, Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, August 2002 - October 2003, cat. no. 54, p. 82, illustrated in color, illustrated on the cover

Literature

Debra Burchett-Lere, Ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings 1946-1994, Berkeley 2011, cat. no. SFF.1404, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

“Paint used generously and put in the service of color and its energy and power to convey deep feelings is the hallmark, from beginning to end, of Francis’s art.” William C. Agee in: Debra Burchett-Lere, Ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings 1946-1994, Berkeley 2011, pp. 12-13

Contemporary Curated

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New York