Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled, Sketch for Chase Manhattan Mural, 1959 (SF-59-089) 21 x 99 3/4in
Lot 1113
Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994) Untitled, Sketch for Chase Manhattan Mural, 1959 (SF-59-089) 21 x 99 3/4in
Sold for US$ 122,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994)
Untitled, Sketch for Chase Manhattan Mural, 1959 (SF-59-089)
with the artist's stamped signature and the estate stamp (on the reverse)
gouache on paper
21 x 99 3/4in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Estate of the Artist, California
    Manny Silverman Gallery, Los Angeles, California
    American Contemporary Art Gallery, Munich, Germany (label)
    Neuhoff Gallery, New York, New York
    Private Collection, New York, New York

    Exhibited:
    New York, New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Sam Francis: Paintings on Paper, January 6-29, 1983
    New York, New York, André Emmerich Gallery, November 1984
    Los Angeles, California, Manny Silverman Gallery, Sam Francis in New York 1958-1960, May 1-June 28, 1997
    Munich, Germany, American Contemporary Art Gallery, Sam Francis: Works from 1953-1969, September 10-November 30, 1999
    Mestre, Italy, Centro Culturale Candiani, Jackson Pollock: The Irascibles and the New York School, March 23 – June 30, 2002

    Literature:
    Sam Francis in New York 1958-1960, Studies for the Chase Manhattan Bank Mural and Related Works. Los Angeles: Manny Silverman Gallery, 1997, p. 22, ill.
    Sam Francis: Works from 1953 - 1969. Munich, Germany: American Contemporary Art Gallery, 1999, p. 8-9, ill.
    Jackson Pollock: The Irascibles and the New York School. Milan, Italy: Skira, 2002, cat. 71, p. 152, ill.

    Note:
    There are additional labels from Jason McCoy Inc., New York and ACA Galleries, New York on the reverse.
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