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    Sale 5417

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    2 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 642

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)

    Back Off

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)
    Back Off
    signed, titled and dated 'Sam Francis, 1966 "BACK OFF" (on the reverse); signed, titled and dated '1966, Back Off, Sam Francis' (on the reverse of the backboard)
    acrylic on paper
    41 1/8 x 28 1/8in. (104.5 x 71.5cm.)
    Executed in 1966


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    This work is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation under no. SF66-041.

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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.