An Ode to Colour
The Prints of Sam Francis - online sale

10 - 24 Nov 2020

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Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1992, on Waterleaf wove paper, signed and numbered 'AP VII' in pencil, one of ten artist's proofs aside from the edition of fifty, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 1190 x 762mm. (46 7/8 x 30in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1989, on Waterleaf wove paper, signed and numbered 2/50 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop, Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 1176 x 760mm. (46 1/4 x 29 7/8in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Aquatint in colours, 1993, on wove paper, signed and inscribed 'AP III' in pencil, one of six artist's proofs aside from the edition of 25, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaPlate 384 x 239mm. (15 1/8 x 9 3/8in.); Sheet 615 x 442mm. (24 1/4 x 17 3/8in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1990, on Waterleaf wove paper, signed and inscribed 'AP VI' in pencil, one of seven artist's proofs aside from the edition of 50, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 1180 x 759mm. (46 1/2 x 30in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Lithograph in colours, 1990, on Waterleaf wove paper, signed and inscribed 'AP VI' in pencil, one of seven artist's proofs aside from the edition of 50, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, California Sheet 1175 x 762mm. (46 1/4 x 30in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Etching and aquatint in colours, 1992, on wove paper, signed and numbered 2/20 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaImage 915 x 605mm. (36 x 23 3/4in.); Sheet 1143 x 782mm. (45 1/8 x 30 3/4in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) One plate, from The Five Continents in Summertime Aquatint in colours, 1984, on Rives BFK wove paper, signed and inscribed 'TP', a unique trial proof of one of the five plates composing the work, aside from the standard edition of 20, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaImage 610 x 270mm. (24 x 10 5/8in.); Sheet 659 x 304mm. (25 7/8 x 12in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) And Pink, Lithograph in colours, 1973, on Rives BFK wove Paper, signed and numbered 3/28 in pencil, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 699 x 1051mm. (27 1/2 x 41 3/8in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) Untitled Unique lithograph in colours, 1972, on BFK Rives wove paper, signed and numbered 1/16 in pencil (each print in the edition is a unique colour variant), published by The Litho Shop Inc,. Santa Monica, California Sheet 790 x 494mm. (31 1/8 x 19 1/2in.)

Sam Francis (1923-1994) And Pink Lithograph in colours, 1973, on Rives BFK wove paper, signed and inscribed 'Colour trial proof' in pencil, one of three unique colour trial proofs aside from the edition of 28, published by The Litho Shop Inc., Santa Monica, CaliforniaSheet 459 x 660mm. (18 x 26in.)

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