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    Sale 7477

    International Modern and Contemporary Art

    31 October 2007, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

  • Lot 164

    Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994)

    Untitled (SFP88-69)

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    Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994)
    Untitled (SFP88-69)
    signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1989' (on the reverse)
    acrylic on canvas
    48 x 66in. (122 x 167.7cm.)
    Executed in Venice, California in 1988


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    This work is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation under number SFP88-69.

    According to the Sam Francis Foundation, the present work was executed in 1988 and later signed by the artist in 1989.

    Provenance

    Galerie Jean Fournier, Paris.
    Gallery Deux, Tokyo (acquired from the above in July 1989).
    Pentimento Corp/Michael Cohen, Malibu, California.
    Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1993.


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Jean Fournier, Sam Francis de 1947 à 1988, October-November 1988.
    Paris, Galerie Jean Fournier, Sam Francis, May-July 1989.
    Tokyo, Gallery Deux.
    San Francisco, Harcourts Gallery.