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SFF4.71 (Francis Archive SF49-040)
Untitled
1949
Ink on paper
38.1 x 45.09 cm (15 x 17 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions: Signed and dated on verso in pencil: Sam Francis 1949
Additional notations: Notated by studio assistant on verso backing board with the Litho Shop identification number, dimensions, and curatorial notes: SF49-040 15" x 17 3/4" HINGED FROM TOP ONLY OP 3 Plexi Stamped with the Sam Francis Estate logo stamp on verso backing board
Creation location: San Francisco Bay Area/Berkeley [?]
Collection: Galerie Proarta, Zurich
Provenance
Estate of the artist, California (1994)
Galerie Proarta, Zurich (2000)
Exhibitions
1995 UCLA Armand Hammer
UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, Constellations of Light and Dark: Black and White on Paper (1947–1954) by Sam Francis, February 14–April 2, 1995.
1995–96 Kunstverein Ludwigsburg and traveling
Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany, Sam Francis: The Shadow of Colors: Aquarelle und Gouachen, 1948–1984, April 30–June 18, 1995 (separate exhibition catalogue in English and separate catalogue in German) (Mössinger et. al 1995), ill. in color, pp. 38–39. Traveled to: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, August 3–October 29, 1995. Städtische Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Germany, January 7–February 29, 1996.
2004 Galerie Proarta
Galerie Proarta, Zurich, Sam Francis: Bilder 1949 bis 1968, May 26–July 23, 2004 (exhibition catalogue: Pirovano Malmberg 2004), ill. in color, p. 9.
2014 Galerie Proarta
Galerie Proarta, Zurich, American Art: Von Modern bis Pop, May 8–June 30, 2014.
Record last updated January 17, 2019. 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, 1949 (SFF4.71)." Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project. http://cr.samfrancisfoundation.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=231 (accessed on April 23, 2019).