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Sam Francis

Lot 93

Untitled, 1961

Watercolor on paper
15 2/5 × 10 1/2 in
39.1 × 26.7 cm
Phillips
Estimated value: $30,000–$40,000
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This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF61-1125 in consideration for …

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This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF61-1125 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.

Signature
Signed, dedicated and dated "Sam Francis 1961 For Naosuke Suematsu Sam Francis 1983 June" on the reverse
Sam Francis
American, 1923–1994
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The painterly abstraction of Sam Francis is most often associated with the American Abstract …

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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 …

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About the work
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This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF61-1125 in consideration for …

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This work is identified with the interim identification number of SF61-1125 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.

Signature
Signed, dedicated and dated "Sam Francis 1961 For Naosuke Suematsu Sam Francis 1983 June" on the reverse
Sam Francis
American, 1923–1994
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The painterly abstraction of Sam Francis is most often associated with the American Abstract …

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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 …

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Sam Francis

Lot 93

Untitled, 1961

Watercolor on paper
15 2/5 × 10 1/2 in
39.1 × 26.7 cm
Phillips
Estimated value: $30,000–$40,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Starting bid
$24,000
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04d  17h  24m  26s
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