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Sam Francis

Untitled

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 USD

Works from a Private Philadelphia Collection

Sam Francis

Sam Francis

Untitled

Untitled

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 USD

Lot sold:

60,480

USD

Works from a Private Philadelphia Collection

Sam Francis

1923 - 1994

Untitled


signed and dated 1968 on the reverse

acrylic and watercolor on paper

Sheet: 27¼ by 40 in. (69.2 by 101.6 cm.)

Framed: 45¾ by 33 in. (116.2 by 83.8 cm.)

This work is in very good condition overall. The sheet is hinged along the edges of the reverse to the backing board. The edges of the sheet are deckled. There is a slight undulation to the sheet, inherent to the artist's chosen media. There is minor discoloration to the edges of the sheet, visible upon close inspection. There is a ⅛ inch stable tear along the lower edge, 10 inches from the lower right corner, visible upon very close inspection. Framed under Plexiglas.


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Estate of the Artist
Martin Lawrence Gallery, San Francisco
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Burchett-Lere, Debra, ed. "Untitled, dated as 1968 (0000 (Francis Archive SF68-015)," Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project, https://cr.samfrancisfoundation.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=2869

Las Vegas Art Museum, Sam Francis: Remaking the World, March - April 2002, illustrated in color, p.19 (exhibition catalogue)