180,000 to - 250,000 USD
1923 - 1994
signed and dated 1988 on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
60 by 48 in. 152.4 by 121.9 cm.
framed: 61½ by 49½ in. 156.2 by 125.7 cm.
This work is identified with the identification number of SFP88-278 in the Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project.
This work is in very good condition overall. There is a fine layer of dust that has adhered to the surface. Under ultraviolet inspection there is no evidence of restoration. Framed.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1989.
Debra Burchett-Lere, Ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946-1994, Berkeley 2011, cat. no. SFF.1553, illustrated in color on the DVD