Description

    SAM FRANCIS (American, 1923-1994)
    Untitled, 1977
    Unique monotype with dry pigments, inks, and Windsor Newton oils on handmade paper
    23-7/8 x 28-3/8 inches (60.7 x 72.0 cm)
    Artist's estate stamp verso

    PROVENANCE:
    The Estate of the artist, 1994;
    Gallery Delaive, Amsterdam, 2001;
    Sotheby's, New York, September 26, 2007, lot 214 (label verso).

    LITERATURE:
    P. Hultén, Monotypes of Sam Francis, Stuttgart, Germany, 1994, pp. 52-53, illus.

    NOTE:
    This work identified with the interim identification number SFM77-018 is documented in the research archives of the Sam Francis Foundation. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues.


    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Scattered foxing and pale discoloration. Framed Dimensions 28 X 31 Inches

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    May, 2015
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