23 September 2005
This lot is offered without a reserve
Sam Francis (1923-1994)
signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1991' (on the reverse of the center panel); inscribed and dated '1991 P.R.S.' (on the side panels)
triptych--acrylic on paper
one: 8¼ x 9¼ in. (21 x 23.5 cm.)
two: 8¼ x 9½ in. (21 x 24.1 cm.)
three: 9¼ x 8¼ in. (23.5 x 21 cm.)
Painted in 1991.
Acquired from the artist
Yayoi Gallery, Tokyo
Private collection, Tokyo
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This work is registered with the Sam Francis Estate as archive number SF91-150 A,B,C.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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