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    Sale 1904

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)

    Composition, Yellow and Purple

    Price Realised  

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)
    Composition, Yellow and Purple
    signed and dated 'Sam Francis 58' (on the reverse)
    watercolor on paper
    30 x 22¼ in. (76.2 x 56.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1958.


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming Sam Francis Catalogue Raisonné edited by Debra Burchett-Lere and is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation as archive numbers SF57-156 and SF58-062.

    Provenance

    Arthur Tooth Gallery, London
    EJ Power, London Marlborough-Gerson Gallery Inc., New York
    The Prudential Collection, Newark
    Their sale; Christie's, New York, 15 March 2005, lot 183
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Exhibited

    New York, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, Aspects of 20th Century Art, 1962, no. 18 (illustrated).