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

Title: Untitled SF78-94, 1978 (red acrylic)

Technique: Stamp Signed Acrylic on Wove Paper

Paper size: 111.2 x 82 cm. / 43.7 x 32.2 in.

Additional Information: This is an acrylic painting on wove paper by Sam Francis. It was painted in 1978. It is stamped with the signature stamp and the Sam Francis Estate Stamp, verso. This work is identified with the interim identification numbers of SF78-94 in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis catalogue raisonné of unique works on paper.

Exhibited: Venice Design Art Gallery, Venice, Italy. October- December 2004

Provenance: Estate of the Artist, until 1994 Galerie Delaive, Amsterdam, 2000. Private Collection, Italy The work is accompanied by a certificate of documentation by the Sam Francis Foundation, California (13/01/2011)

Condition: Very good condition. Colours strong and bright. Slightly visible repaired tears present at left and right margins. Mild abrasions along edges of paper. Light handling creases throughout