Sam Francis, Untitled,1980

Artist: Sam Francis (1923 - 1994)
Title:Untitled,1980
Medium:Unique monotype on handmade paper
Image:22 1/2 in x 22 5/8 in (57.2 cm x 57.5 cm)
Sheet:22 1/2 in x 22 5/8 in (57.2 cm x 57.5 cm)
Framed:approx. 33 x 33 in (83.8 cm x 83.8 cm)
Edition:A unique original monotype.
Signature:This work is hand-signed by Sam Francis (San Mateo, 1923- Santa Monica, 1994) in pencil in the lower right.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #W-5410

Historical Description

Sam Francis, a prolific Californian artist, was known for several works that echoed the famed Abstract Expressionist movement during the mid-20th century. In Sam Francis Untitled, 1980, four blocks of solid colors anchor the composition. Playful paint spatters dance around the piece, adding movement and repetition. Francis has said “Painting is about the beauty of space and the power of containment.”
Executed in 1980, this Unique Monotype on Handmade Paper is hand signed by Sam Francis (San Mateo, 1923- Santa Monica, 1994) in pencil in the lower right.

DOCUMENTED AND ILLUSTRATED IN:

1. Registered with the Sam Francis Foundation.

2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this work.

ABOUT THE FRAMING:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Sam Francis Untitled, 1980, is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical-grade Plexiglas.

 

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