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


SAM FRANCIS (1923-1994)
stamped with the estate of Sam Francis stamp (on the reverse); inscribed with the facsimile signature and date 'SFP94-42 7-17-94' (on the overlap)
acrylic on canvas
16 x 20 1/8in. (40.8 x 51cm.)
Painted in 1994
Estate of the Artist.
Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen.
Kaare Berntsen, Oslo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2013.
Sam Francis: Les années parisiennes 19501961, exh. cat., Paris, Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, 1995 (installation view illustrated, p. 39).
Sam Francis, exh. cat., Mendrisio, Museo d’Arte, 1997 (installation view illustrated, pp. 20–21).
W.C. Agee, Sam Francis: Paintings 19471990, exh. cat., Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, 1999, no. 51 (installation view illustrated, p. 57).
D. Burchett-Lere (ed.), Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946–1994, Berkeley 2011, no. 1717, DVD I (illustrated in colour; installation view illustrated in colour).
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Sam Francis: The Last Works, 1995 (illustrated in colour).
Copenhagen, Galleri Faurschou, Sam Francis: The Last Works, 1999 (illustrated, pp. 12-13).
Oslo, Kaare Berntsen, Sam Francis: De siste arbeider, 2005.
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