Sam Francis, ‘Blue Cut Sail’, 1969, Caviar20
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Sam Francis

Blue Cut Sail, 1969

Lithograph
22 × 30 in
55.9 × 76.2 cm
Edition 0/20 + 1AP
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$5,000
Ships from Toronto, CA
Shipping: $125 domestic, $225 rest of world
Location
Toronto
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Caviar20
Toronto

Like many of his contemporaries, the artist, experimented extensively with printmaking, however …

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Printed and published by Tamarind Los Angeles
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Sam Francis
American, 1923–1994
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The painterly abstraction of Sam Francis is most often associated with the American Abstract Expressionist movement, but Francis also spent a great deal of time in Paris and became linked with the parallel movement of Art Informel in Europe. Francis’ most iconic works are characterized by saturated splashes of color that populate the edges of the canvas in order to emphasize the luminous white void in the center. This contrast between the vibrancy of Francis’ color palette and the austere white picture plane demonstrate the artist’s concern with relationships of space, color, and light, as opposed to the psychologically expressive tendencies of contemporaries such as Jackson Pollock.

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Caviar20
Toronto

Like many of his contemporaries, the artist, experimented extensively with printmaking, however Francis was an early adopter within abstract expressionist circles. Francis has an important relationship with the leading print studios of the day, notably Gemini and Tamarind, both in Los Angeles.
"Blue Cut Sail" …

Medium
Condition
Very good condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered "Artist Proof" by the artist verso
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Printed and published by Tamarind Los Angeles
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Sam Francis
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$4,500–$5,400
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Sam Francis
American, 1923–1994
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The painterly abstraction of Sam Francis is most often associated with the American Abstract Expressionist movement, but Francis also spent a great deal of time in Paris and became linked with the parallel movement of Art Informel in Europe. Francis’ most iconic works are characterized by saturated splashes of color that populate the edges of the canvas in order to emphasize the luminous white void in the center. This contrast between the vibrancy of Francis’ color palette and the austere white picture plane demonstrate the artist’s concern with relationships of space, color, and light, as opposed to the psychologically expressive tendencies of contemporaries such as Jackson Pollock.

Sam Francis

Blue Cut Sail, 1969

Lithograph
22 × 30 in
55.9 × 76.2 cm
Edition 0/20 + 1AP
.
$5,000
Ships from Toronto, CA
Shipping: $125 domestic, $225 rest of world
Location
Toronto
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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