Acquired from the artist by the present owner on 13 October 1967
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BETTY FREEMAN
S. Frigerio, "Art et Contemplation au Palais Grassi, Venise," Aujourd'hui, October 1961, no. 6, p. 36.
F. Meyer, "Sam Francis," Quadrum, 1961, no. 10, p. 123 (illustrated).
Y. Tono, Sam Francis: The Flesh of Mist, Tokyo, 1964, pp. 20-21 (illustrated in color).
Y. Michaud, Sam Francis, Paris, 1992, p. 75 (illustrated in color).
New York, Museum of Modern Art, Twelve Americans, May-September 1956, p. 25 (illustrated).
Tokyo, Toyoko (Hyakkaten) Department Store Gallery and Osaka, Kintetsu Department Store Gallery, Sam Francis, October 1957.
New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, Sam Francis, November-December 1958.
San Francisco Museum of Art; Pasadena Art Museum and Seattle Art Museum, Paintings by Sam Francis, Wally Hedrick and Fred Martin; Sculpture by Wally Hendrick and Manuel Neri, February-May 1959, no. 11.
Bern, Kunsthalle, Sam Francis, May-June 1960, no. 19 (illustrated).
Venice, Palazzo Grassi, Arte e Contemplazione, July-October 1961, n.p. (illustrated in color).
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1964 (on extended loan).
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts and Berkeley, University Art Museum, Sam Francis: A Retrospective Exhibition, October 1967-February 1968, p. 36, fig. 12 (illustrated).
Basel, Kunsthalle; Karlsruhe, Bädischer Kunstverein and Amsterdam, Stedilijk Museum, Sam Francis, April-November 1968, nos. 15, 22, and 26.
Paris, Centre national d'art contemporain, Sam Francis, December 1968-January 1969, p. 23, fig. 10 (illustrated).
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Individuals: A Selected History of Contemporary Art, December 1986-January 1988, p. 343.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Geffen Contemporary; 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, p. 68, pl. 16 (illustrated in color).