Sale: 477 / Classics of the 20th Century II, Dec. 07. 2018 in Munich Lot 574

 
574
Sam Francis
Untitled (SF 79-549), 1979.
Acrylic on paper
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 55,000
Sold:
€ 68,750 / $ 75.625

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Untitled (SF 79-549). 1979.
Acrylic on paper.
Verso signed and dated. 92 x 46 cm (36.2 x 18.1 in) , the full sheet.

The work is registered at the Samuel L. Francis Foundation, Glendale/California, with the number SF79-549 and will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonneé "Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Unique Works on Paper".

PROVENANCE: Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne.
Private collection Switzerland (acquired from aforementioned in 1988).
Private collection Southern Germany.

"my sarting point
knows no dimension
neither time nor in colors
space
or death
but is a concentrated
geven wave of intensity“
(Source: S.F.: Aphorismen, Texte zu Pierre Bonnard und Jackson Pollock, Katalog Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn; quote from: Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst, p. 14.)

574
Sam Francis
Untitled (SF 79-549), 1979.
Acrylic on paper
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 55,000
Sold:
€ 68,750 / $ 75.625

(incl. 25% surcharge)