Sam Francis

Dense and Now (SFF.1587)
1989

Sam Francis, Dense and Now (SFF.1587)
© Sam Francis Foundation, California / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Acrylic on canvas

61 × 30,5 cm | 24 × 12 in

Signed, dated and numbered »SFP89-20« by the studio on the verso

Catalogue Raisonné by Burchett-Lere 2011 no. SFF.1587; The work has been registered under the no. SFP89-20 in the Archiv of the Sam Francis Foundation, Glendale, USA

Provenance

Knoedler Gallery, London; Private Collection London (1989); Waddington Galleries, London; Private Collection Hong Kong (1992); Waddington Galleries, London (1994); Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen; Galerie Ludorff, Dusseldorf (2004); Private Collection Hamburg; Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, 13. June 2008, lot 112; Galerie Thomas, Munich; Private Collection North Rhine-Westphalia

Exhibitions
  • Galerie Ludorff, "Neuerwerbungen Herbst 2019", Düsseldorf 2019
Literature
  • Debra Burchett-Lere (Hg.), "Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings. 1964-1994", Berkeley 2011, no. SFF.1587

About Sam Francis

The U.S. American painter Sam Francis is one of the most important representatives of Abstract Expressionism following a second generation of artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko or Willem de Kooning.

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