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LOT 8

Lot 8

Sam Francis (1923-1994)

Sam Francis (1923-1994)
Lot 8 Details
Sam Francis (1923-1994), American

SPUN FOR JAMES KIRSCH, 1972 [GEMINI G.E.L., 411; LEMBARK, 53]

Seven colour silkscreen printed to the edges on Arches France watermarked heavy paper with deckled edges; signed and numbered 90/100 in pencil along the bottom edge. There were also 10 Artist's Proofs. Printed and published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles with their blindstamp lower right, and their black stamp: "Gemini G.E.L. Los Angeles, Calif." verso, inscribed "G2352" in pencil verso and numbered "SF72-5050" in pencil verso. Unframed.
Sheet 29.7 x 22.2 in — 75.5 x 56.5 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $4,500
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Sam Francis (1923-1994)
  • Sam Francis (1923-1994)
  • Sam Francis (1923-1994)
  • Sam Francis (1923-1994)
  • Sam Francis (1923-1994)
Provenance:

The Estate of Ethel Roskies, Montreal

Literature:

"The Prints of Sam Francis: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1960-1990", 1st ed., Vol. II., C. Lembark. 1992. #S3.

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