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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Bern
    Galerie Kornfeld Bern, 24 June 1994, lot 29
    Private Collection
    Galerie Kornfeld, Bern, 19 June 2015, lot 37
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Houston, Museum of Fine Arts; Berkeley, University of California, University Art Museum, Sam Francis: A Retrospective Exhibition, 12 October 1967 - 18 February 1968, no. 44, p. 26
    Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein, Sam Francis, 30 June - 11 August 1968, no. 46
    Kunsthalle Basel, Sam Francis, 20 April - 3 June 1968, no. 78, n.p
    Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Sam Francis, 13 September - 3 November 1968, no. 61
    Bern, Galerie Kornfeld, Sam Francis, 40 Years of Friendship - Werke 1945-1990, 1991, no. 10 (illustrated)
    Mendrisio, Museo d'Arte, Sam Francis, 17 May - 27 July 1997, p. 95

  • Literature

    This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF53-005 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.

124

Light Blue

signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1953' on the reverse
watercolour on paper
49.8 x 65.2 cm (19 5/8 x 25 5/8 in.)
Painted in 1953.

Estimate
£55,000 - 75,000 

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 8 March 2019