SAM FRANCIS 1923-1994
San Mateo, California 1923 – 1994 Santa Monica (American)

Title: Happy Death Stone, 1960

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper

Paper size: 62.9 x 90.8 cm. / 25 x 36 in.

Additional Information: This original lithograph in colours is hand signed by the artist in pencil “Sam Francis” at the lower centre image.
It is also hand-numbered from the edition of 90, at the lower centre. A small number of artist’s proofs are known.
It was printed by Emil Matthieu at Emil Matthieu Atelier, Zurich and published by Kornfeld and Klipstein, Bern in 1960.
This subject is recorded in the Sam Francis Archive with the identification number SF-10.

Provenance: Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.
David K. Anderson Grandchildren’s Trust, New York.

Literature: Lembark, W. C. (1992). The Prints of Sam Francis: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1960-1990. New York: Hudson Hills Press
Reference: Lembark L. 10

Condition: Very good condition. The sheet edges very lightly toned.