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

Title: Red Coral, 1973

Technique: Original Hand Signed, Numbered Etching and Aquatint in Colours on Fabriano Wove Paper

Paper size: 99 x 69.2 cm. / 39 x 27.2 in.
Image size: 44.8 x 50.2 cm. / 17.6 x 19.8 in.

Additional Information: This original etching and aquatint in colours is hand signed in pencil “Sam Francis” at the lower right sheet edge.
It is also hand numbered in pencil, from the edition of 45 at the lower right sheet edge. There were also ten artist’s proofs.
It was printed and published by Stamperia 2RC, Rome in 1973.
The paper bears the blindstamp of the publisher in the lower left corner.

Literature: Lembark, W. C. (1992). The Prints of Sam Francis: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1960-1990. New York: Hudson Hills Press
Reference: Lembark I. 18

Condition: Very good condition. Pale staining in all margins from previous mounting.