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Sam Francis (1923-1994)
stamped with the Sam Francis Estate stamp; stamped with the artist's signature 'Sam Francis' (on the reverse)
acrylic on paper
9½ x 6¾in. (24 x 17.2cm.)
Executed in 1984

Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
The Sam Francis Estate, Venice, California.
Private Collection, Amsterdam (acquired from the above in 2003).
Anon. sale, Christie's South Kensington, 25 March 2010, lot 99.
Private Collection, Italy.
Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 30 September 2015, lot 67.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Toyama, Japan, Museum of Modern Art, Sam Francis, 1988, no. 49 (illustrated in colour, p. 82). This exhibition later travelled to Karuizawa, Museum of Modern Art Seibu Takanawa; Shiga, Museum of Modern Art; Kurashiki, Ohara Museum of Art and Tokyo, Setagaya Art Museum.
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This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF84-854 in consideration for the forthcoming Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Unique Works on Paper. This information is subject to change as scholarship continues by the Sam Francis Foundation.

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