1923 - 1994年
signed on the overlap; signed on the stretcher
double-sided, oil on canvas
31 1/2 by 15 3/4 in. 80 by 40 cm.
Executed circa 1948-1950.
This work is identified with the interim identification number of SFF.74; SFF.75 in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.
Collection of Michel Tapié, Paris
Collection of Madame Tapié de Céleyran, Paris
Galerie Rampert, Paris
Gallery Ishibashi, Japan
Acquired from the above by the present owner in August 1989
Paris, Galerie Nina Dausset, Sam Francis: Peintures, February 1952
Watch Hill, Holiday House Art Center, Sam Francis, July 1959
Milan, Galleria d’Arte Cortina, 1971
Tokyo, Idemitsu Museum of Arts; Osaka, Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, June 2000 - April 2001, cat. no. 2, p. 14, illustrated in color
Toyama, Museum of Modern Art; Chiba, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art; Museum of Art Ehime; Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art; Fukushima, Iwaki City Museum of Art; Oita City Art Museum, Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, August 2002 - October 2003, cat. no. 2, p. 27, illustrated in color
Debra Burchett-Lere, Ed., Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings 1946-1994, Berkeley 2011, cat. no. SFF.74, illustrated in color on the DVD