An Ode to Colour
The Prints of Sam Francis - online sale

10 - 24 Nov 2020

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Sam Francis (1923-1994) An 8 Set - 4 (Blue), from the Pasadena Box Lithograph in colours, 1963, on Rives BFK wove paper, signed and inscribed 'experimental proof', one of eight unique variants aside from the edition of 100, published by Pasadena Art Museum, CaliforniaSheet 381 x 284mm. (15 x 11 1/4in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Dark and Fast Lithograph in colours, 1981, on Arches wove paper, signed and inscribed 'AP 5/10' in pencil, one of ten artist's proofs aside from the edition of 20, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los AngelesSheet 967 x 762mm. (38 x 30in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Falling Star Lithograph in colours, 1981, on Arches wove paper, signed and inscribed 'AP 1/11' in pencil, one of 11 artist's proofs aside from the edition of 50, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los AngelesSheet 916 x 711mm. (36 x 28in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1979, on Rives BFK wove paper, signed and numbered 4/30 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 751 x 1054mm. (29 1/2 x 41 1/2in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Three lithographs in colours, 1993, on wove paper, each signed and inscribed 'CTP' in pencil, three unique colour trial proofs aside from the edition of 50, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheets 590mm. (23 1/4in.) (diameter) 3

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Etching and aquatint in colours, on wove paper, signed and numbered 12/20 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaPlate 747 x 900mm. (29 3/8 x 35 1/2in.); Sheet 882 x 1012mm. (34 3/4 x 39 7/8in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1991, on wove paper, signed and numbered 3/50 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, California Sheet 1182 x 759mm. (46 1/2 x 29 7/8in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1992, on Waterleaf wove paper, signed and numbered 'AP VII' in pencil, one of ten artist's proofs aside from the edition of fifty, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 1190 x 762mm. (46 7/8 x 30in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1989, on Waterleaf wove paper, signed and numbered 2/50 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop, Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 1176 x 760mm. (46 1/4 x 29 7/8in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Etching in colours, on wove paper, signed and numbered 10/22 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaPlate 305 x 251mm. (12 x 9 7/9in.); Sheet 532 x 457mm. (21 x 18in.)

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