Artist: Sam Francis
Artwork: China Nine Puffs
Size: 220 x 280 cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Creation year: 1974
Marks: Signed and dated 'Sam Francis 1974' (on the reverse)
Provenance: Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1985
Exhibition history: Tokyo, Minami Gallery, Sam Francis, April 1974, p. 2 (illustrated); New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Large-Scale Master Paintings and Sculpture, February-March 1984; Tokyo, Minami Gallery, Dedication Kusuo Shimizu and Minami Gallery, March 1985, pp. 97 and 149 (illustrated). ; Rome, Galleria il Gabbiano, Sam Francis, November 1998–February 1999, pp. 25 and 32 (illustrated); Chicago, Richard Gray Gallery, Sam Francis: The Edge, April–June 2000, p. 40 (illustrated).