• First Open | Post-War and Cont auction at Christies

    Sale 12123

    First Open | Post-War and Contemporary Art | NY

    28 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 37

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)

    New York Series VI

    Price Realised  

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)
    New York Series VI
    oil on canvas
    12 x 8 in. (30.4 x 20.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1957.


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    This work is included in the Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, published by the University of California Berkeley Press (UC Press: 2011) under the No. SFF.209 and is also registered in the archives of the Sam Francis Foundation with the Nos. SFP57-22 and SFP57-54. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.

    Provenance

    Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
    Arthur Tooth & Sons, London
    Private collection, England
    Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION