Untitled (Black Rectangle)
Artwork: Untitled (Black Rectangle)
Size: 54.3 x 43.2 cm
Medium: Ink on paper
Creation year: 1949
Marks: Signed twice and dated 1949 on the reverse
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Estate of the Artist; Acquired by the present owner from the above
Exhibition history: Santa Barbara, Esther Bear Gallery, Sam Francis: Black and White Works, June - July 1973; Los Angeles, Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Constellations of Light and Dark: Black and White on Paper (1947-1954) by Sam Francis, February - April 1995; Kunstverein Ludwigsburg; Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art; Stadtische Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Sam Francis: The Shadow of Colors: Aquarelle und Gouachen, 1948-1984, April 1995 - February 1996, p. 60, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2016-03-03
Lot Number: 155