Saturated Blue (No. 1)
Artwork: Saturated Blue (No. 1)
Size: 195 x 114 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1953
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Rive Droite, Paris; Private collection, Switzerland, 1954; By descent from the previous to the present owners
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Rive Droite, Sam Francis, April-May 1955, no. 8; Kunsthalle Bern; Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Sam Francis, May-October 1960, n.p., no. 15; Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Sam Francis, April-May 1963, p. 37, no. 7; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts; Berkeley, University Art Museum, University of California, Sam Francis: A Retrospective Exhibition, October 1967-February 1968, p. 25, no. 10; Kunsthalle Basel; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Sam Francis, April-November 1968, no. 19 (Basel); no. 17 (Amsterdam, illustrated in color); Paris, Musee national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Les annees 50, June-October 1988, p. 100 (illustrated); Bonn, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Sam Francis, February-April 1993, pp. 100-101 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2018-11-15
Lot Number: 7C