14 May 2008
PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN ESTATE
Sam Francis (1923-1994)
signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1985' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
55 x 34 in. (139.7 x 86.4 cm.)
Painted in 1985.
Prviate collection, Los Angeles
James Goodman Gallery, New York
Jeffrey H. Loria & Co., Inc., New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1991
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Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Sam Francis: Recent Work, November-December 1985.
This work will be included in the forthcoming Sam Francis Catalogue raisonné edited by Debra Burchett-Lere and published by the University of California Press, Berkeley and is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation as archive number SFP85-77.
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