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    Sam Francis (1923-1994)
    Untitled, circa 1980/1990
    Acrylic on paper
    7-5/8 x 6 inches (19.4 x 15.2 cm)
    Stamped on verso with the Sam Francis Estate logo and facsimile signature stamps
    Inscribed by studio or gallery assistant with inventory numbers and Litho Shop identification number in pencil on verso: DE 2388 SF80-1153 O/9-TS

    Estate of the artist, California, 1994;
    Gallery Delaive, Amsterdam, February 2001;
    [Unverified provenance history], ca. 2014;
    Private collection, New York, March 2016.

    Galerie Koch, Hanover, Germany, "Sam Francis: Werke von 1958-1992," September 4-October 9, 2010.

    Ancienne Collection du Docteur Max Tassel et à divers, auction catalogue, Paris, Marc-Arthur Kohn, March 25, 2016, lot no. 195.
    D. Burchett-Lere, ed. "Untitled, ca. 1980/1990 (SF80-1153)." Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project.

    There is a Galerie Thomas, Munich, label on verso indicating the work was on consignment.

    More information about Sam Francis, also known as Francis, Sam, Francis, Samuel Lewis, Sam Francis.

    Condition Report*: Sheet is hinged to board via upper edge verso; there do not appear to be any major condition issues affecting the work.
    Framed Dimensions 16.5 X 15 Inches
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    June, 2020
    18th Thursday
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