• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12123

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | NY

    28 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 36

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)

    Red, Yellow and Blue

    Price Realised  

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)
    Red, Yellow and Blue
    signed, dated and inscribed 'Sam Francis 1963 Tokyo' (on the reverse)
    oil on paper
    13 x 9 1/2 in. (33 x 24.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1963.


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    This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF63-103 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.

    Provenance

    Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 13 May 1998, lot 151
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION