Middle Blue
Artwork: Middle Blue
Size: 67.6 x 101.6 cm
Medium: Gouache, watercolor and acrylic on paper
Creation year: 1957
Marks: Signed and dated 1957 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Martha Jackson Gallery, New York; Collection of Robert B. Mayer, New York (acquired from the previous in September 1964); Christie's, New York, Contemporary Art from the Robert B. Mayer Collection, 7 November 1989, Lot 1; Private Collection (acquired from the previous sale); Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York (acquired in April 1990); Private Collection, Los Angeles (acquired in February 1992); Mittendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C; Private Collection, New York; Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St. Louis; L&M; Arts, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in February 2010
Exhibition history: New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Sam Francis: Paintings on Paper, 1956-64, October - November 1990, n.p., illustrated in color; New York, L&M; Arts, Sam Francis: 1953-1959, October - January 2010, cat. no. 9, p. 42, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-05-17
Lot Number: 118