17 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 16,250
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
Sam Francis (1923-1994)
stamped with the Sam Francis Estate stamp (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
47 5/8 x 35¾in. (121 x 91cm.)
Painted in 1990
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Tel: +44 (0)207 389 2253
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 SFP 90-35.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.
Three Studies for a Portrait of George Dyer (1963) unveiled as a highlight of Christie’s May Evening Sale in N..
An outstanding array of Modern and Post-War art by artists including Picasso, Miró and de Kooning — offered during..
Christie’s Prints specialist James Baskerville explains how a previously unknown impression of Fish and Chip Shop came be..
Post-War and Contemporary Art specialist Leonie Grainger discusses an unusual work by the sought-after American portraitist