Literature

 
  2013 Pasadena Museum of California Art exhibition catalogue cover.

The known literature, or bibliographic references, that feature artworks from 1945 through 1949, are listed chronologically by the author's name or publisher information. Each entry lists the book, article, exhibition catalogue, or auction catalogue. If there are individual essays within a publication we have included information for each and linked them to the main title.

Exhibition catalogues are referenced in both the exhibition entry and as a corresponding literature entry. 

If a PDF of the publication has been linked to the entry, this will open in a new window. All exhibition catalogue PDFs are linked directly to the exhibition entry. They are toggled within the links enclosed by parentheses in each entry. 

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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. "Literature." Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project. http://cr.samfrancisfoundation.org/literature/index.php (accessed on December 16, 2018).