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Year(s): 1947 »
SFF.22 (Francis Archive SFP44-2; SFP47-23)
(Untitled) (Seascape)[?]
Alternate title: (By the Sea)
ca. 1947
Oil on canvas
40.64 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)
Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Additional notations: SFF.22 is on the original stretcher
Creation location: San Francisco Bay Area [?]
Collection: Inglis Family, California
Andrea and Jerry Inglis, California (c.1948)
Inglis Family, California
1948 San Francisco Museum of Art
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, Sixty-Seventh Oil, Tempera and Sculpture Annual Exhibition of the San Francisco Art Association, February 4–29, 1948 (exhibition catalogue: San Francisco Museum of Art 1948), no. 53, no ill, as (By the Sea).
Literature References
Burchett-Lere and Agee 2011
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, cat. no. 22, ill. in color on DVD I.

The completion date for SFF.22 has previously been documented as 1944, but Francis was not painting on canvas at that time.

Portions of this entry are from Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946–1994. Published by the Regents of the University of California/University of California Press (2011). Reproduced with permission.

Record last updated March 10, 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) (Seascape)[?], ca. 1947 (SFF.22)." Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project. http://cr.samfrancisfoundation.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=8369 (accessed on April 23, 2019).