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

10 - 24 Nov 2020

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Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Unique lithograph in colours, 1972, on BFK Rives wove paper, signed and numbered 1/16 in pencil (each print in the edition is a unique colour variant), published by The Litho Shop Inc,. Santa Monica, California Sheet 790 x 494mm. (31 1/8 x 19 1/2in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) And Pink, Lithograph in colours, 1973, on Rives BFK wove Paper, signed and numbered 3/28 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 699 x 1051mm. (27 1/2 x 41 3/8in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Three lithographs in colours, 1975, on Rives BFK wove paper, each signed in pencil, one inscribed 'AP' in pencil, the other two inscribed 'CTP' in pencil, one of 11 artist's proof and two colour trial proofs aside from the edition of 125, published by Swiss Graphic Society, Bern Images 559 x 442mm. (22 x 17 3/8in.); Sheets 739 x 562mm. (29 1/8 x 22 1/8in.) (and smaller) 3

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) 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) Paradise of Ash Lithograph in colours, 1981, on John Koller HMP paper, signed and inscribed 'CTP' in pencil, one of three unique colour trial proofs aside from the edition of 43, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles Sheet 1170 x 810mm. (46 x 31 7/8in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1979, on Rives BFK wove paper, signed and numbered 11/24 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 1062 x 748mm. (41 3/4 x 29 1/2in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Three lithographs in colours, 1979, on Rives BFK wove paper, two signed and inscribed 'CTP' in pencil, one signed and inscribed 'HC 6/7' in pencil, two of ten unique colour trial proofs and one hors-commerce impression aside from the edition of 100, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaImages 503 x 398mm. (19 3/4 x 15 5/8in.); Sheets 560 x 460mm. (22 1/8 x 18 1/8in.) 3

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) Untitled Unique lithograph in colours, 1982, on Rives BFK wove paper, signed and numbered 8/18 in pencil (each print in the edition is a unique colour variant), published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 1061 x 756mm. (41 3/4 x 29 3/4in.)

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