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Lot 9 / Important Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors, Drawings and MultiplesNovember 25, 2019 18:00

Francis Sam, Untitled, SF 49-040
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Lot 9

Francis Sam, 1923-1994 (USA)

Untitled, SF 49-040, 1949

Ink on paper.
H 380 mm W 450 mm.

Verso signed and dated: Sam Francis, 1949.
Verson on frame cover with stamp of the estate: The Sam Francis Estate.

*CHF10'000 / 15'000
*EUR9'000 / 14'000
*USD10'000 / 15'000

(Frame).
Provenance: Atelier of the artist ;
Swiss property.

Exhibitions:
Los Angeles, Armand Museum of Art. Constellations of Light and Dark: Black and White on Paper (1947-1957) by Sam Francis, February- April 1995;
Frankfurt, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg / Humlebaeck, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art / Chemnitz, Städtische Kunstsammlungen. Sam Francis: The Shadow of Colors. Aquarelle und Gouachen 1948-1984, April 1995 - February 1996;
Zurich, Galerie Proarta. Bilder 1949 bis 1968, 26th May - 10th July 2004.

Literature:
Exhibition catalogue. Sam Francis: The Shadow of Colors. Aquarelle und Gouachen 1948-1984, Edition Stemmle, 1995. Illustration page 38;
Exhibition catalogue. Sam Francis, Bilder 1949 bis 1968. Zurich, Galerie Proarta, 2004. Color illustration page 9.

Annotation:
The work is registered at the Sam Francis Estate, Venice, California. Number: SF 49-040.
Confirmation enclosed.

Information about the artist