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Sam Francis

Untitled, 1982

Unique Original Monotype with oil paint, dry pigment, watercolor, and ink on handmade paper
29 4/5 × 25 3/10 in
75.7 × 64.3 cm
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Masterworks Fine Art
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Created in 1982, this unique original monotype with oil paint, dry pigment, watercolor, and ink on …

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Created in 1982, this unique original monotype with oil paint, dry pigment, watercolor, and ink on handmade paper is hand signed by Sam Francis (San Mateo, 1923- Santa Monica, 1994) in pencil in the lower right.

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This work is in excellent condition.
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Hand-signed by artist, This work is hand signed by Sam Francis (San Mateo, 1923- Santa Monica, 1994) in pencil in the lower right
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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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Created in 1982, this unique original monotype with oil paint, dry pigment, watercolor, and ink on …

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Created in 1982, this unique original monotype with oil paint, dry pigment, watercolor, and ink on handmade paper is hand signed by Sam Francis (San Mateo, 1923- Santa Monica, 1994) in pencil in the lower right.

Medium
Print
Condition
This work is in excellent condition.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, This work is hand signed by Sam Francis (San Mateo, 1923- Santa Monica, 1994) in pencil in the lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Included
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

Untitled, 1982

Unique Original Monotype with oil paint, dry pigment, watercolor, and ink on handmade paper
29 4/5 × 25 3/10 in
75.7 × 64.3 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
location
Oakland
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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