Sam Francis (1923-1994)
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Sam Francis (1923-1994)

Sriel Coral Free II

Sam Francis (1923-1994)
Sriel Coral Free II
signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1971' and with the Sam Francis Estate Stamp (on the reverse); numbered twice 'SFP71-5' (on the overlap) and numbered 'SFP71-5' (on the stretcher)
acrylic on canvas
84 x 72in. (213.3 x 182.9cm.)
Painted in 1971
The Estate of Sam Francis.
Gallery Delaive, Amsterdam.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Paris, Galerie Fournier, Sam Francis, June-July 1973.
Saint Paul de Vence, Guy Pieters Gallery, Sam Francis, July-August 2003 (illustrated on the cover)
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Lot Essay

My starting point
Has no dimension

Neither in time
Neither in colour
Or death
But is a unified
Even wave with intensity

-Sam Francis

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, and is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation as archive number SFP71-5.

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