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Sam Francis

1923-1994

(b San Mateo, CA, 1923;d Santa Monica, CA, 1994) American Painter and Printmaker. Sam Francis began to paint after a plan crash and illness hospitalized him. He completed his BA (1949) and MA (1950) at the University of California at Berkeley. During this period, Surrealism and the Abstract Expressionism of Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and particularly Clyfford Still influenced Francis. In 1956, he was featured in the “12 Americans” exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Besides his work on canvas, Francis painted several murals for major institutions and established The Litho Shop to create his own prints. Francis died due to complications of cancer in 1994. (Biographical information courtesy of the Sam Francis Foundation)

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Sam Francis (1923-1994), "Paintings and Drawings" Framed 1979 Vintage Lithograph (35" x 42.5") with Letter of Authenticity.

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 10:00 AM PST

Estimate $804 - $1,005

Current Bid: $320 0 Bids

Sam Francis (1923-1994), "Paintings and Drawings" Vintage Poster (40.5" x 58") from 1979 with Letter of Authenticity.

Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 10:00 AM PST

Estimate $156 - $195

Current Bid: $60 0 Bids

Sam Francis (1923-1994), "Paintings and Drawings" Framed 1979 Vintage Lithograph (35" x 42.5") with Letter of Authenticity.

Sunday, June 30, 2024 at 10:00 AM PST

Estimate $804 - $1,005

Current Bid: $320 0 Bids

Sam Francis (1923-1994), "Paintings and Drawings" Framed 1979 Vintage Lithograph (35" x 42.5") with Letter of Authenticity.

Tuesday, July 02, 2024 at 10:00 AM PST

Estimate $804 - $1,005

Current Bid: $320 0 Bids