SAM FRANCIS 1923-1994
San Mateo, California 1923 – 1994 Santa Monica (American)
Title: An 8 set-3, from: Pasadena Box (SF-67), 1963
Technique: Original Hand Signed, Numbered and Inscribed Lithograph in Colours on Wove Paper
Paper size: 34 x 28.5 cm. / 13.4 x 11.2 in.
Additional Information: This original lithograph in colours is hand signed by the artist in pencil “Sam Francis” at the lower left sheet edge.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 100, at the lower left corner.
It is also inscribed “State # II” next to the numbering. This edition of 100 was issued with two colour variants, the first 40 as state I and the remaining 60 as state II.
It was printed by Joseph Zirker at Joseph Press, Los Angeles in 1963 and was published by Pasadena Art Museum, California, in the same year.
The paper also bears the blindstamps of the publisher at the lower left and of the printer in the lower right of the image.
Literature: Lembark, W. C. (1992). The Prints of Sam Francis: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1960-1990. New York: Hudson Hills Press
Reference: Lembark L. 59
Condition: Excellent condition. Minor areas of skinning from previous hinging, verso.