15 October 2010
Sam Francis (1923-1994)
Pacific Ring Series
numbered respectively 'SF86-760 A-D' (on the reverse)
acrylic on paper, in four parts
each: 30 x 22½in. (76.2 x 57.1cm.)
overall: 60¼ x 44 7/8in. (153 x 114cm.)
Executed in 1986
Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 30 June 1994, lot 163.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Toyama, Toyama Museum, Sam Francis Exhibition, 1988-1989.
This exhibition later travelled to Karuizawa, Seibu Takanawa, The Museum of Modern Art; Shiga, The Museum of Modern Art; Murashiki, Ohara Museum of Art; Tokyo, Setagaya Art Museum.
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