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    Description

    Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994)
    Untitled, 1969
    Acrylic on paper
    29-3/4 x 22 inches (75.6 x 55.9 cm)
    Signed, dated, and inscribed in litho pencil on verso: Sam Francis 1969 P.M.
    Stamped with the Sam Francis Estate logo stamp on verso
    Also inscribed (by studio assistant) with Litho Shop identification and inventory numbers in pencil on verso: S2-32AA SF69-1008

    PROVENANCE:
    Estate of the artist, California, 1994;
    Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St. Louis, November 2002;
    Ikon, Ltd., Santa Monica, California;
    Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, May 12, 2006, lot 133;
    Private collection, New York;
    Casa d'Aste Meeting Art S.p.A., Italy, June 26, 2010, lot 841;
    Gio Arte s.r.l., Mestre, Italy;
    Aste Boetto, Genoa, Italy, April 12, 2011, lot 1298;
    Private collection, Italy;
    Dorotheum, Vienna, Austria, May 16, 2013, lot 1642;
    Private collection, Miami Beach, acquired from the above.

    EXHIBITED:
    Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, New York, "Sam Francis: Works from the Early 1960s," October 4-November 3, 2000.

    NOTE:
    This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF69-1008 in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Unique Works on Paper. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.


    Condition Report*: This work remains in very good condition, with minor undulation; framed under glass. Framed Dimensions 41 X 33 Inches
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    November, 2015
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