SAM FRANCIS | UNTITLED
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Property from the Sam Francis Foundation, Sold to Benefit Educational Programs Including the Artist's Catalogue Raisonné Project

SAM FRANCIS | UNTITLED

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Property from the Sam Francis Foundation, Sold to Benefit Educational Programs Including the Artist's Catalogue Raisonné Project

SAM FRANCIS | UNTITLED

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

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Lot Details

Description

Property from the Sam Francis Foundation, Sold to Benefit Educational Programs Including the Artist's Catalogue Raisonné Project

SAM FRANCIS

1923 - 1994

UNTITLED


signed, dated 1976 and dedicated on the reverse 

acrylic and watercolor on paper

24.3 by 17.3 cm. 9½ by 6¾ in.


This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF76-1154 in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Unique Works on Paper. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.

Condition Report

Colour:

The colour in the catalogue illustration is fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is more vibrant in the original.


Condition:

This work is in very good condition. The sheet is hinged verso to the backing at the upper edge. Close inspection reveals an unobtrusive diagonal crease at the upper right corner.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

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Provenance

Robert Shapazian, Los Angeles (a gift from the artist)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Contemporary Curated
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