Sam Francis Prints
a Color Sensation - Online Sale

19 - 27 Jun 2019

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Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled The set of three aquatints in colours, 1983, on Somerset wove paper, each signed and inscribed CTP, the three colour trial proofs aside from the edition of nine variants, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, California Images 606 x 450mm. (23 7/8 x 17 3/4in.); Sheets 800 x 632mm. (31 1/2 x 24 7/8in.) 3

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled Offset lithograph in colours, 1982, on Arches wove paper, signed and inscribed 'AP 3/25' in pencil, one of 25 artist's proofs aside from the edition of 250, published by Brooke Alexander Gallery, New YorkSheet 1250 x 872mm. (49 1/4 x 34 3/8in.)

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1990, on waterleaf wove paper, signed and inscribed CTP in pencil, the unique colour trial proof aside from the edition of ten, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 1181 x 762mm. (46 1/2 x 30in.)

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1986, on Rives BFK wove paper, signed and inscribed CTP in pencil, one of five unique colour trial proofs aside from the edition of 45, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, California Sheet 763 x 568mm. (30 x 22 3/8in.)

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1988, on waterleaf wove paper, signed and numbered 9/48 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, California Sheet 1130 x 750mm. (44 1/2 x 29 1/2in.)

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled The set of three aquatints in colours, 1984, on Somerset wove paper, each signed and inscribed CTP in pencil, three of the five colour trial proofs aside from the edition of 40, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, California Images 606 x 450mm. (23 7/8 x 17 3/4in.); Sheets 797 x 632mm. (31 3/8 x 24 7/8in.) 3

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled Unique lithograph in colours, 1982, on Rives BFK wove paper, signed and numbered 4/18 in pencil (each print in the edition is a unique colour variant), published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, California Sheet 1062 x 755mm. (41 3/4 x 29 3/4in.)

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled Monotype in colours, circa 1973, on BFK Rives wove paper, with the Sam Francis Archive ink stamp on the reverseSheet 635 x 790mm. (25 x 31in.) Please note that this lot is framed.

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Freshet Screenprint in colours, 1972, on Arches wove paper, signed and inscribed 'AP I' in pencil, one of 11 artist's proofs aside from the edition of 100, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los AngelesSheet 970 x 748mm. (38 1/4 x 29 1/2in.)Please note that this lot is framed.

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) An Other Set - Y, the right panel of the triptych, from the Pasadena Box Lithograph in colours, 1964, on Kochi rice paper, signed and inscribed artist's proof in pencil, aside from the edition of 100, published by Pasadena Art Museum, California Sheet 395 x 585mm. (15 1/2 x 23in.)

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