SAM FRANCIS 1923-1994
San Mateo, California 1923 – 1994 Santa Monica (American)
Title: Untitled SF78-255 (Acrylic), 1978
Technique: Signed and Dated Acrylic Painting on BFK Rives Paper
Paper size: 75 x 105 cm. / 29.5 x 41.3 in.
Additional Information: This is an acrylic painting on wove paper by Sam Francis.
It was painted in 1978.
It is hand signed and dated in pencil “Sam Francis 1978” verso. It bears three ink stamps of the Sam Francis Estate, verso.
The paper bears the BFK Rives watermark.
This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF78-255 in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Unique Works on Paper.
Provenance: Ace Gallery, Los Angeles.
Private Collection, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in March 1981).
Los Angeles, Ace Gallery, Sam Francis: Major Paintings and Drawings, 20 March-25 April 1981.
Condition: Very good condition. Handling creases across the sheet. Paper undulates in margins due to technique. Remnants of hinging tape along the sheet edges, verso.