SAM FRANCIS (1923-1994)
SAM FRANCIS (1923-1994)

Margaret or the Cross of Sam

SAM FRANCIS (1923-1994)
Margaret or the Cross of Sam
signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1985' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
28 3⁄4 x 23 1⁄4in. (73 x 59.7cm.)
Executed in 1985-1986
Nantenshi Gallery, Tokyo.
Private Collection.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 7 February 2007, lot 652.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
D. Burchett-Lere (ed.), Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946–1994. Berkeley 2011, no. SFF. 1223 (illustrated in colour, DVD I).
D. Burchett-Lere (ed.), Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project, 2022, no. SFF.1223.
Tokyo, Nantenshi Gallery, Sam Francis: 1957-1986, 1987.

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