Bright Ring Drawing
Artwork: Bright Ring Drawing
Size: 104 x 69 cm
Medium: Watercolour and acrylic on paper
Creation year: 1964
Marks: Signed, inscribed and dated 'Sam Francis March 1964 Tokyo' (on the reverse)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galerie Proarta, Zurich; Ernst Beyeler Collection, Basel; His sale, Christie's London, 21 June 2011, lot 20; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: London, Arthur Tooth & Sons, Sam Francis, 1965, no. 17 (illustrated, unpaged; titled 'Green Magenta Blue'); Bern, Galerie Kornfeld und Klipstein, Sam Francis: Werke 1962-1966, 1966, no. 52 (illustrated, p. 37); Bern, Galerie Kornfeld und Cie, Sam Francis: Werke 1969-1973, 1973, no. 72; Bonn, Galerie Pudelko, Sam Francis, 1993, no. 8 (illustrated, unpaged); Mendrisio, Museo d'Arte di Mendrisio, Sam Francis...this permanent water, 1997 (illustrated in colour, p. 79)

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-08
Lot Number: 165