• Post-War & Contemporary Art Da auction at Christies

    Sale 7756

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    17 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 162

    Sam Francis (1923-1997)


    Price Realised  


    Sam Francis (1923-1997)
    signed and dated 'Sam Francis 11-8-59' and with the Sam Francis Estate stamp (on the reverse)
    gouache on paper
    20 x 14¼in. (50.7 x 36cm.)
    Executed in 1959

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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 SF59-386.

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    The Estate of the artist, California.
    Private Collection, Europe.


    Amstelveen, Museum Jan Van der Togt, Remembering Sam Francis, November 2004-January 2005 (illustrated in colour, p. 23).