Sam Francis - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Estate of the Artist, California (acquired in 1994)
    Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St. Louis (acquired in 2002)
    Christie's, New York, January 14, 2008, lot 32
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Sam Francis: Oil Paintings and Colored Drawings from 1962 to 1966, February 28 - March 18, 1967
    Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Sam Francis: Works on Paper, a Survey 1948-1979, September 11 - October 28, 1979
    New York, Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, Sam Francis: Works from the Early 1960s, October 4 - November 4, 2000, pl. 5, n.p. (illustrated)



signed, inscribed and dated "Sam Francis 1965 Los Angeles" on the reverse
oil on paper
30 x 22 1/2 in. (76.2 x 57.2 cm.)
Executed in 1965.

This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF65-080 in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Unique Works on Paper. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.

$40,000 - 60,000 

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 16 May 2018