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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 214

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)


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    Sam Francis (1923-1994)
    signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1988' (on the reverse); stamped with the Estate of Sam Francis stamp (on the reverse)
    acrylic on paper
    22 x 11 ¾in. (56 x 30cm.)
    Executed in 1988

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    Estate of the artist.
    Private Collection, Amsterdam (acquired from the above in 2003).
    Anon. sale. Sotheby's New York, 9 March 2012, lot 85.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the catalogue image should be orientated 180 degrees clockwise. Please refer to the image online.


    New York, Sotheby's, Sam Francis: The Exploration of Color, 2011, no. 34 (illustrated in colour, p. 77).

    Post Lot Text

    This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF88-409 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.