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Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Andr Emmerich Gallery, New York.
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.
Monique and Foster Goldstrom sale, Christie's New York, 9 November 1999, lot 550.
Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 12 November 2003, lot 323.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
PROPERTY FROM THE JUDITH AND ABRAHAM AMAR FOUNDATION SOLD TO BENEFIT CHARITY
D. Ashton, Modern American Painting, New York 1970 (illustrated in colour, pl. 21).
P. Selz, Sam Francis, New York 1982 (illustrated in colour, pp. 89-92, pl. 4).
J.F. Lyotard, Lessons of Darkness, Santa Barbara, 1993 (illustrated in colour).
Sam Francis: Les Années Parisiennes, 1950-1961, exh. cat., Paris, Galerie National du Jeu du Paume, 1995 (illustrated, p. 199).
Bern, Kornfeld et Klipstein, Sam Francis, Werke 1960-1961, September-October 1966.
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Sam Francis Oil Paintings 1962-1966, February-March 1967 (illustrated, p. 12).
Montclair, The Montclair Art Museum, Abstract Expressionism: The Recent Years, April-May 1970.
New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, Sam Francis Paintings 1952-1970, From The Gallery's Collection, November 1970.
Buffalo, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Sam Francis Paintings: 1947-1972, September 1972-March 1973, no. 56 (illustrated in colour, p. 86). This exhibition later travelled to Washington D.C., The Corcoran Gallery of Art; New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art and Dallas, Museum of Fine Arts.
College Park, University of Maryland Art Gallery, The Private Collection of Martha Jackson, June 1973-February 1974, no. 25 (illustrated). This exhibition later travelled to New York, The Finch College Museum of Art and Buffalo, Albright Knox Art Gallery.
Dallas, Foster Goldstrom, Inc., Icons of Contemporary Art, 1983 (illustrated, p. 10).
Davenport, Davenport Museum of Art, Contemporary Icons and Explorations, The Goldstrom Family Collection, April 1989-March 1992, no. 21, pp. 9 and 43. This exhibition later travelled to Wichita, Wichita Art Museum; Vero Beach, Center for the Arts; Little Rock, Arkansas Art Center; Scottsdale, Scottsdale Center for the Arts; Charlotte, Mint Museum of Art; Charleston, Sunrise Museums; Binghamton, Roberson Center for the Arts & Sciences; Chattanooga, Hunter Museum of Art; Peoria, Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Art Center; Jackson, Mississippi Museum of Art; Memphis, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art; Birmingham, Museum of Art and Berkeley, The University of California, Behring Museum.
Vienna, BAWAG Foundation, Amerikanische Kunst aus Der Sammlung Goldstrum New York, November-December 1994, no. 21 (illustrated, p. 14).
Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sam Francis: Paintings 1947-1990, March-July 1999 (illustrated in colour, p. 106, pl. 53). This exhibition later travelled to Houston, The Menil Collection, September 1999-January 2000, Malm, Konsthall Malm, January-May 2000, Madrid, Museo Natioal Centro de Arte Reina Sofa, June-August 2000 and Rome, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, October 2000-January 2001.