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Medium: Watercolor »
Year(s): 1948 »
SFF4.61 (Francis Archive SF48-002)
Untitled [Berkeley]
1948
Watercolor on paper
48.26 x 65.41 cm (19 x 25 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions: Reported to be signed, dated and inscribed in pencil on verso: Sam Francis 1948 Berkeley
Additional notations: Notated by studio assistant with the Litho Shop identification number and an inventory number on blond wood frame verso: SF48-002 S4-33G Stamped with the Sam Francis Estate logo stamp on verso
Creation location: San Francisco Bay Area (Berkeley)
Collection: Collection of Judith Ann Corrente, New York
Provenance
Estate of the artist, California (1994)
Robert Green Fine Arts, Mill Valley, California
Private collection
[?]
Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal
Private collection [?]
Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York (c. 2005) [acquired through Elrick-Manley Fine Art, New York]
Collection of Judith Ann Corrente, New York
Exhibitions
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London, Sam Francis: Four Decades/Paintings on Paper, June 7–July 9, 1988 (exhibition catalogue: Jacobson 1988), ill. in color.
Robert Green Fine Arts, Mill Valley, California, Sam Francis: Fresh Air Paintings on Paper and Prints, March 7–May 1, 1999 (exhibition brochure: Robert Green Fine Arts 1999).
Literature References
Agee, William C. Sam Francis: Paintings 1947–1990. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1999. Exhibition catalogue (1999–2001 Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) and traveling), p. 22, ill. in color, fig. 19.
Burchett-Lere, Debra, ed. Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946–1994. Berkeley, California: University of California Press and Sam Francis Foundation, 2011, p. 39, ill. in color, fig. 42.
Record last updated April 17, 2018. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Current catalogue view includes unique works on paper and canvas and panel paintings of the artist’s oeuvre from the years 1945–1949.

Citation: Burchett-Lere, Debra, ed. "Untitled [Berkeley], 1948 (SFF4.61)." Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project. http://cr.samfrancisfoundation.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=183 (accessed on December 16, 2018).