• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)
    Untitled
    signed with initials 'SF' (center right edge)
    acrylic and watercolor on paper laid down on canvas
    14¼ x 10½ in. (36.1 x 26.6 cm.)
    Painted in 1958.


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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 SF58-102.

    Provenance

    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
    Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Leigh B. Block, Santa Barbara
    Their sale; Sotheby's, New York, 20 May 1981, lot 365
    Luis Mestre Fine Arts, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

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