15 May 2002
SAM FRANCIS (1923-1994)
signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1986' (on the reverse)
acrylic and gouache on paper
71½ x 37¼ in. (181.7 x 94.7 cm.)
Painted in 1986
Acquired from the artist.
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This work is registered with the Sam Francis Estate as archive no. SF86-893.
Specialist Joy McCall answers key questions for collectors of the glassmaker’s exquisite pieces. Illustrated with lots offered in the Lalique sale on 15 May
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