14 November 2007
Sam Francis (1923-1994)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Sam Francis 1968 PM' (on the reverse)
acrylic on paper
22½ x 31 in. (57.2 x 78.7 cm.)
Painted in 1968.
The Estate of Sam Francis, Venice
Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Private collection, Chicago Acquired from the above by the present owner
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Palo Alto, Smith Andersen Gallery, Sam Francis: Four Decades, February-April 1988.
Paris, Galerie Jean Fournier, Sam Francis: Une Exposition pour nos Anniversaires, March-April 1991.
This work will be included in the forthcoming Sam Francis Catalogue Raisonné edited by Debra Burchett-Lere and is registered with the Sam Francis Foundation as archive number SF68-131.
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