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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 170

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)

    Yellowed

    Price Realised  

    Sam Francis (1923-1994)
    Yellowed
    signed 'Sam Francis' (lower edge); signed again and dated 'Sam Francis 58' (on the reverse)
    watercolor on paper
    26¾ x 19½ in. (67.9 x 49.5 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 SF58-292.

    Provenance

    Martha Jackson Gallery, New York
    Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Blankfort, Los Angeles
    John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
    Spark Gallery, Tokyo
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1998