Sam Francis - New Now New York Wednesday, March 9, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Estate of the Artist
    Martin-Lawrence Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Funcadión Caja de Madrid, Sam Francis: Elementos y arquetipos, April 26–June 23, 1997, p. 51 (illustrated)
    Las Vegas Art Museum, Sam Francis: Remaking the World, March 7–April 21, 2002, p. 44 (illustrated)

  • Literature

    Debra Burchett-Lere, ed., Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project, no. SF58-248, online (illustrated)


Tokyo Sketch Book

signed, titled and dated "Sam Francis 1958 Tokyo Sketch Book" on the reverse; stamped with the Sam Francis Estate stamp on the backing board
gouache and watercolor on paper
10 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. (27.3 x 62.9 cm)
Executed in 1958.

$30,000 - 40,000 

Contact Specialist

Avery Semjen

Head of Sale, New Now

212 940 1207

New Now

New York Auction 9 March 2022