SAM FRANCIS (American, 1923-1994)
    Evening Traces (SFM 82-202) (EXP# SF-56-AP), 1982
    Unique monotype with woodcut, dry pigments, inks, and oils on handmade paper
    34 x 72 inches (86.4 x 182.9 cm)
    Signed in pencil lower right
    Published by Experimental Workshop, San Francisco

    Private collection, Dallas

    Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence, France, Sam Francis: Monotypes et peintures, 19 March-5 May 1983

    Fondation Maeght, Sam Francis: Monotypes et peintures, exhibition catalogue, Saint-Paul de Vence, France, 1983, p. 71, illustrated
    P. Hultén, Monotypes of Sam Francis, Stuttgart, Germany, 1994, pp. 196-97, illustrated

    This work is identified with the interim identification number of SFM82-202 in the archives of the Sam Francis Foundation. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.

    Condition Report*:

    Aside from minor edge wear, the artwork appears to be in good condition.  Framed Dimensions 41 X 78 Inches

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