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536

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED JAPANESE MUSEUM COLLECTION

Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
1,500,0002,400,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750,000 HKD
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536

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED JAPANESE MUSEUM COLLECTION

Sam Francis
UNTITLED
Estimate
1,500,0002,400,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art

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Sam Francis
1923 - 1994
UNTITLED
numbered SFP89-53 on the stretcher and overlap 
Executed in 1989
acrylic on canvas
305.5 by 213.5 cm; 120¼ by 84 in.
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Provenance

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

This work is identified with the archival identification number of SFF.1565 in consideration for the forthcoming addendum to the Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, to be published by the Sam Francis Foundation. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.

Exhibited

Amsterdam, Gallery Delaive and Galerie Willy Schoots, Sam Francis, 25 April - 16 May 1990, exh. cat. no. 38, illustrated in colour 
Glasgow, Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries, Sam Francis Now: Paintings 1989-1990, 12 June - 16 July 1990, exh. cat. no. 3, illustrated in colour. This exhibition later travelled in the same to additional venues in Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, Talbot Rice Gallery, 9 August - 8 September 1990
Toyama, Museum of Modern Art, Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, 10 August - 16 September 2002, p. 83, exh. cat. no. 55, illustrated in colour. This exhibition later travelled in the same to additional venues in Chiba, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, September - November 2002; Ehime, Museum of Art Ehime, November - December 2002; Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art, April - May 2003; Fukushima, Iwaki City Art Museum, June - July 2003 and Oita, Oita City Art Museum, September - October 2003

Literature

S. Muchnic, "The Arbiter: Making Book", Connoiseeur Vol. 221 (July 1991), p. 28, illustrated
Y. Michaud & M. Pleynet, Sam Francis, Editions Daniel Papierski, Paris, 1992, p. 221, illustrated in colour 
D. Burchett-Lere ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and PAnel Paintings, 1946-1994, University of California Press and Sam Francis Foundation, Berkeley, 2011, cat. no. SFF.1565, illustrated in colour on DVD I.

Contemporary Art

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Hong Kong