SAM FRANCIS 1923-1994
San Mateo, California 1923 – 1994 Santa Monica (American)
Title: Lover Loved Loved Lover, 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 right of centre.
It is also hand inscribed “pour M. Matthieu” [For Mister Matthieu], at the lower left of centre. It is a printer’s proof dedicated to the printer Emil Matthieu aside from the standard edition of 18.
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-14.
Provenance: Emil Matthieu, Zurich.
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. 14