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    Sale 2127

    Open House

    12 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 171

    Sam Francis (1923-1997)

    Untitled (Self-Portrait)

    Price Realised  


    Sam Francis (1923-1997)
    Untitled (Self-Portrait)
    acrylic and watercolor on paper
    41¾ x 29 in. (106 x 73.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1973.

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    This 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 and is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation as archive number SF73-667.


    The Estate of Sam Francis, Glendale
    Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, acquired from the above, 1999
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Houston, The Menil Collection; Malmö Konsthall; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and Rome, Galleria Communale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Sam Francis: Paintings 1947-1990, March 1999-January 2001, no. 62, p. 115 (illustrated in color).