Sam FRANCIS (1923-1994)

Sans titre
Datée 1970
Acrylque sur papier
104.78 x 74.61 cm
Signée, datée, et inscrit au dos «Sam Francis 1970 Tokyo»

Private collection, Los Angeles (April 1970)
Private collection (October 1982)
Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York (March 2017)

1979 Institute of Contemporary Art and traveling
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Boston, United States, Sam Francis: Works on Paper, a Survey 1948–1979, September 11–October 28, 1979 (Exhibition catalogue: Butterfield 1979); (Exhibition catalogue: Butterfield 1980), checklist, no ill.
1980–81 United States International Communication Agency and traveling
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, organized for the United States International Communication Agency, Sam Francis: Works on Paper, a Survey 1948–1979, June 4, 1980–June 20, 1981 (Exhibition catalogue: Butterfield 1980–81), no. 29, ill. in color. Traveled to: Sapporo American Center, Sapporo, Japan, June 4, 1980. Fukuoka City Museum of Art, Fukuoka City, Japan, July 3–24, 1980. Kyoto City Museum of Art, Kyoto City, Japan, July 29–August 10, 1980. Osaka American Center, Osaka, Japan, August 13–21, 1980. American Cultural Center, Manila, Philippines, September 26, 1980. Gallery of the Cultural Center for Philippines, Manila, Philippines, November 12–24, 1980. American Institute in Taiwan American Cultural Center,, Taipei, Taiwan, December 5–23, 1980. American Institute in Taiwan, Cultural Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, January 6–24, 1981. Pao-Sui Loong Galleries, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong, February 12–March 8, 1981 (A Hong Kong Arts Centre and American Consulate General joint presentation). American Embassy Exhibition Hall, Seoul, South Korea, April 13–May 3, 1981. Taegu, South Korea, May 11–20, 1981. Pusan, South Korea, May 27–June 3, 198. Kwangju, South Korea, June 11–20, 1981.
2017 Hollis Taggart Galleries
Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, United States, Between Tachisme and Abstract Expressionism: Bluhm, Francis, Jenkins, October 5–November 10, 2017, ill. in color, pp. 12, 15.

Literature References
Christie’s New York 2019
New York: Christie’s, 2019. Auction catalogue, lot no. 50.

Répertorié dans les Archives Fondation Sam Francis N° SF70-008