Sale: 381 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 04. 2011 in Munich Lot 230

 
Sam Francis - Untitled No. 74 Bern

230
Sam Francis
Untitled No. 74 Bern, 1973.
Gouache
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 33,000
Sold:
€ 58,560 / $ 64.416

(incl. 22% surcharge)
Lot description
Gouache, water color and India ink
Signed, dated and inscribed "Berne" on verso. With the inscription "Liste 1973, Nr. 61". On laid paper. 35,5 x 50,8 cm (13,9 x 20 in), the full sheet. [SM]

The work is registered under the numbers SF73-058 and SF73-104 at the Samuel L. Francis Foundation, Glendale/California. It will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné, being prepared by Debra Burchett-Lere.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Kornfeld, Bern.
Gimpel Fils Gallery, London.
Collection Maurice Cooke.

EXHIBITION: Sam Francis: Werke 1969-1973, Galerie Kornfeld und Cie, Bern 1973, cat. no. 74 (with illu.).
Sam Francis: Paintings and Gouaches 1969-1973, Gimpel Fils Gallery, London 1974, cat. no. 74 (with illu.) (with the label on verso of frame).
Works on paper, Gimpel Fils Gallery, London, February/March 1976, Cat.No. 16 (with label on verso of frame).

230
Sam Francis
Untitled No. 74 Bern, 1973.
Gouache
Estimate:
€ 30,000 / $ 33,000
Sold:
€ 58,560 / $ 64.416

(incl. 22% surcharge)