SAM FRANCIS (American, 1923-1994)
    Untitled, 1986
    Unique monotype with woodcut, dry pigments, inks and oils on handmade paper
    42 x 81-1/2 inches (106.7 x 207.0 cm)

    Property of a Distinguished Gentleman

    Estate of the artist, 1994;
    USC Law School, Los Angeles, August 2000;
    Christie's, New York, May 2, 2007, lot 562

    Dorothy Blau Gallery, Bar Harbor, Florida, "Sam Francis: Monotypes," February-March 1998

    This work is registered with the Sam Francis Estate as archive number SFM 86-238.

    Condition Report*:

    Annotated 'SFM86-238' on the reverse. Appears to be hinged to backing on all four corners verso. Colors appear bright and fresh. Paper is slightly undulating. A 3.5-inch linear handling crease on the bottom center edge. An area of abrasions on the lower right corner and a small loss to the bottom edge of paper. Several skinned areas and a few losses, possible due to artistic process. Small puncture and abrasion on the bottom center edge. Otherwise in good condition, not examined out of frame. Framed under plexiglas. Framed Dimensions 48 X 88 Inches

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