To Holderlin
Artwork: To Holderlin
Size: 49.8 x 65 cm
Medium: Watercolor on paper
Creation year: 1952
Marks: Signed, dated, and inscribed '1952 Sam Francis to Holderlin' (on the reverse)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Estate of the artist, California, 1994; Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St. Louis, 1999; Private collection, Milan; Galerie Thomas, Munich; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2003
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Jean Fournier, Sam Francis, de 1947 a 1988, sur papier, October- November 1988.New York, Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, Sam Francis: Paintings & Works on Paper from the 1950s, November-December 1999, p. 19, no. 5 (illustrated).New York, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, Sam Francis Works on Paper from the 50s, April- May 2003 (illustrated in color)

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-03-04
Lot Number: 34