17 May 2001
SAM FRANCIS (1924-1997)
signed and dated 'Sam Francis 53' (on the reverse)
watercolor on paper
23¾ x 19 5/8 in. (60.4 x 49.9 cm.)
Painted in 1953; this work is registered with the Sam Francis Estate as archive number SF53-107.
Galerie Klipstein & Kornfeld, Bern.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Saul, New York.
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 23 February 1990, lot 25.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Sam Francis, April-May 1963, no. 28.
Cologne, Kunstverein, Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts in Kölner Privatbesitz, November-December 1964, no. 29 (illustrated).
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