26 September 2002
Sam Francis (1923-1994)
signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1974' (on the reverse)
acrylic on paper
23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 74 cm.)
Painted in 1974; this work is registered with the Sam Francis Estate as archive no. SF74-702
Estate of the Artist.
Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles.
Chalk & Vermilion Fine Art, Greenwich.
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New York, André Emmerich Gallery, 1977.
Caja de Madrid, 1997.
The correct provenance is Estate of the artist, Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles and Chalk & Vermilion, Greenwich. It was exhibited at the André Emmerich Gallery in 1997 and at Caja de Madrid in 1997.
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