14 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 289,000
Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000
Sam Francis (1923-1994)
signed, titled and dated 'Sam Francis "Ophelia" 1986' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
48 x 30 in. (121.9 x 76.2 cm.)
Painted in 1986.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Sam Francis Catalogue raisonné edited by Debra Burchett-Lere and published by the University of California Press, Berkeley, and is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation as archive number SFP86-76.
Acquired from the artist by the present owner
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EAST COAST COLLECTOR
Y. Michaud, Sam Francis, Paris, 1992, p. 198 (illustrated in color).
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