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with Gimpel Fils, London, where purchased by the present owner in 1957 for 40 gns.
Please note the following additional information for this lot:
The correct title for this work is Painting 1955 and not as stated in the catalogue entry.
signed `Sam Francis' and dated `N.Y. 1955' (on the reverse).
Seattle, Washington, Zoe Dusanne Gallery, March - April 1956.
The correct archive number is SF55-136 and not as stated in the catalogue.
The work will be included in the forthcoming Sam Francis Catalogue Raisonné edited by Debra Burchett-Lere and published by the University of California Press, Berkeley.
London, Gimpel Fils, Sam Francis: Oil Paintings and Watercolours, May - June 1957, no. 24.