19 – 26 JUNE 2022




Douwes Fine Art b.v.

Sam Francis (San Mateo 1923-1994 Santa Monica)
Untitled, 1965
Oil on canvas
137 x 63.5 cm
Signed and dated on the reverse by the artist on the canvas in yellow oil paint: Sam Francis 1965 and monogrammed and dated on the centre rail of the chassis in red oil paint: SF/65
Provenance: studio Sam Francis, Santa Monica; purchased there for private collection, Bern; Kornfeld, Switzerland; Douwes Fine Art, Amsterdam; private collection, The Netherlands
Literature: Expertise: Debra Burchett-Lere, Sam Francis, Catalogue raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946-1994, n° 411 (Francis Archive SFP65-68)
Exhibitions: Dublin 1967, Royal Dublin Society, ROSC '67: The Poetry of Vision-An International Exhibition of Modern Painting and Ancient Celtic Art, cat. n° 40, reprod.; Davos 1999, Kirchner Museum, Werke aus einer Privatsammlung, cat. n° 160, reprod. in colour; Bern 2006, Kunstmuseum, Sam Francis und Bern, p. 101, repr. in colour