Sale: 488 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, June 08. 2019 in Munich Lot 588

 

588
Sam Francis
Untitled (SF 55-122), Ca. 1955-56.
Watercolor and India ink
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,300
Sold:
€ 23,750 / $ 24.225

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Untitled (SF 55-122). Ca. 1955-56/1990.
Watercolor and India ink.
Verso with stamped signature and the estate stamp. Verso also twice inscribed "SF 55-120" and "S III / PI #40" by a hand other than that of the artist. On firm creme wove paper. 26.8 x 21.7 cm (10.5 x 8.5 in), the full sheet. [CH].

The work is registered at the Sam Francis Foundation, Pasadena/California with the interims identification number SF55-122 and will be included into the forthcoming "Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Unique Works on Paper".

PROVENANCE: From the artist's estate (verso with estate stamp).
Baukunst Galerie, Cologne (with gallery label on rear of the stretcher).
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia.
Private collection North Rhine-Westphalia (inherited).




588
Sam Francis
Untitled (SF 55-122), Ca. 1955-56.
Watercolor and India ink
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,300
Sold:
€ 23,750 / $ 24.225

(incl. 25% surcharge)