SAM FRANCIS 1923-1994

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

Title: Untitled (SF 349), from: Papierski Portfolio 1973/84

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Inscribed Lithograph in Colours on Wove

Paper Paper size: 76.2 x 56 cm. / 30 x 22 in.

Additional Information: This original lithograph is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Sam Francis” at the lower right margin. It is also hand inscribed in pencil “AP” [artist’s proof], in the lower-left corner. This impression is one of fourteen artist’s proofs aside from the standard edition of 50. This lithograph was created for the portfolio “Papierski” which included 7 different lithographs. It was published by Editions Daniel Papierski, Paris and printed by l’Atelier Gardner Lithograph, Buena Park, California, 1992. The seven lithographs were created between 1973 and 1984 and were finally published in 1992 to accompany the publication of the Sam Francis monograph by Yves Michaud in Paris.

Literature: Lembark, W. C. (1992). The Prints of Sam Francis: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1960-1990. Vol I. New York: Hudson Hills Press Reference: Lembark 349

Condition: Excellent Condition.