10 July 2007
Sam Francis (1923-1994)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Sam Francis 1990 Venice' (on the reverse)
acrylic and watercolor on paper
8¾ x 6¾ in. (22.2 x 17.1 cm.)
Painted in 1990.
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Please note this work is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation as archive number SF90-38.
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