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

Abstract Composition

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Sam Francis (1923-1994)
Abstract Composition
signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1973' (on the reverse)
acrylic on paper
26¾ x 39¾ in. (67.9 x 100.9 cm.)
Painted in 1973.
Provenance
Galerie Kornfeld und Cie, Bern
Gimpel Fils, London
Saul P. Steinberg, New York
His sale; Christie's, New York, 13 May 1981, lot 65
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibited
Bern, Galerie Kornfeld und Cie, Sam Francis: Werke 1969-1973, Austellung von Ölbildern und farbigen Zeichnungen von 1969-1973, geschaffen in Tokyo, Los Angeles, New York und Bern, October-November 1973, no. 66 (illustrated).

Lot Essay

This work is registered in the Sam Francis Foundation Archives under number SF73-045 or SF73-108 and will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of paintings and works on paper, edited by Debra Burchett-Lere and published by the University of California Press.

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