Sam Francis, Untitled, 1986

Artist: Sam Francis (1923 - 1994)
Title:Untitled, 1986
Medium:Unique monotype with woodcut, dry pigments, ink, and oils on handmade paper
Image:79 1/2 in x 42 1/4 in (201.9 cm x 107.3 cm)
Sheet:79 1/2 in x 42 1/4 in (201.9 cm x 107.3 cm)
Framed:87 5/8 in x 48 1/4 in (222.6 cm x 122.6 cm)
Edition:A unique original work.
Signature:Annotated on the reverse.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-5283

Historical Description

Francis was always experimenting with his art and the dimension he achieved in this work with the colors and forms is fascinating. In Sam Francis Untitled, 1986, here are layers upon layers of each and yet the composition does not feel crowded or over bearing. Instead the piece posses a beautiful symmetry that speaks to Francis’s mastery and confidence. A true highlight among the unique original works in his oeuvre.

This unique original monotype with woodcut, dry pigments, ink, and oils on handmade paper. This work is in the archives of the Sam Francis Foundation.

 

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany Sam Francis Untitled, 1986.

About the Framing:

Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Sam Francis Untitled, 1986, is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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