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Property from a Distinguished Private Collector

Sam Francis


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November 15, 10:48 PM GMT


200,000 - 300,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Distinguished Private Collector

Sam Francis

1923 - 1994


signed Sam Francis and dated 1974 L.A. (on the verso)

acrylic on paperboard

39⅞ by 59¾ in.

101.3 by 152.1 cm.

Executed in 1974.

Smith Anderson Gallery, Palo Alto
Private Collection
Wanda Hansen, Sausalito
Ann and Graham Gund, Cambridge (acquired from the above in September 1979)
Sotheby's New York, 12 November 2014, lot 197 
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Debra Burchett-Lere, ed., "Untitled, Dated as 1974 (0000 / Francis Archive SF74-230; SF74-753)," Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project, Ongoing
Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art; Manila, Gallery of the Cultural Center for Philippines; Taipei, American Institute in Taiwan American Culture Center; Hong Kong Art Center, Pao-Sui Loong Galleries; Seoul, American Embassy Exhibition Hall; Washington, D.C., United States International Communication Agency, Sam Francis: Works on Paper, A Survey 1948-1979, 1979-1981, no. 36, illustrated in color