London, South Kensington
2 April 2008
Sam Francis (1923-1994)
signed, titled and dated 'Sam Francis, 1966 "BACK OFF" (on the reverse); signed, titled and dated '1966, Back Off, Sam Francis' (on the reverse of the backboard)
acrylic on paper
41 1/8 x 28 1/8in. (104.5 x 71.5cm.)
Executed in 1966
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.
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This work is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation under no. SF66-041.
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