Requiem For Shimizu
Artwork: Requiem For Shimizu
Size: 274.5 x 365.8 cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Creation year: 1979
Marks: Numbered sfp79-1 on the overlap
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Yayoi Gallery, Tokyo; Acquired by the present owner from the previous; This work is identified with the archival identification number of SFF.713 in consideration for the forthcoming addendum to the Sam Francis:
Exhibition history: New York, Andre Emmerich Gallery, Sam Francis: Recent Paintings, 19 May-15 June 1979; Paris, Galerie Jean Fournier, Sam Francis, 20 October-30 November 1979; Milan, Studio Marconi, Sam Francis: Opere dal 1960 al 1983, 12 May-15 June 1983, unpaginated (illustrated); Bonn, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Sam Francis, 12 February-18 April 1993, pp. 210-211 (illustrated in colour); Japan, Tokuyama, Tokuyama City Museum of Art and History, Sam Francis and Sengai: From the Idemitsu Museum of Arts, 11 April-1 June 1997, pp. 42-43, pl. 17 (illustrated in colour); Japan, Toyama, Museum of Modern Art, Sam Francis: From the Idemitsu Collection, 10 August-16 September 2002, pp. 76-77, no. 49 (illustrated in colour). This exhibition later travelled in the same to additional venues in Japan: Chiba, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, 28 September-10 November; Ehime, Museum of Art Ehime, 16 November-23 December; and in 2003 to Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art, 5 April-25 May; Fukushima, Iwaki City Art Museum, 3 June-6 July; Oita, Oita City Art Museum, 13 September-26 October

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Date: 2018-10-01
Lot Number: 528
Low Estimate: $358481 [+50%]
High Estimate: $486510 [+10%]
Hammer Price: $537722
Sold For: $660630