Sam Francis - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session New York Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Estate of the Artist
    Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles (acquired in May 1999)
    Private Collection
    Christie's, New York, January 12, 2009, lot 171
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Houston, The Menil Collection; Malmö Konsthall; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia; Rome, Galleria Communale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Sam Francis: Paintings 1947-1990, March 7, 1999 - January 28, 2001, pl. 62, p. 115 (illustrated, titled as Self Portrait)

138

Untitled (Self-Portrait) (SF73-667)

stamped by the Sam Francis Estate and with the artist's signature, and numbered “SF-73-667” on the reverse
acrylic on paper
41 x 29 1/2 in. (104.1 x 74.9 cm.)
Executed circa 1973.

This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF73-667 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.

Estimate
$35,000 - 45,000 

Sold for $37,500

Contact Specialist
John McCord
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New York
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 15 November 2017