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Morningstar

Artwork:
Morningstar
Size:
65.5 x 60.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1963
Marks
Signed and dated twice 'Nay.63.' (lower right) and 'for Nov. 16th, 1963.' (lower left); Signed, titled and dated 'Nay-"MORNING'STAR"- 1963-' (on the stretcher) and Signed 'Nay' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Harry Brooks Collection, New York (gift from the artist in 1963); Thence by descent to the present owner in 2000
Exhibition History :
Bratislava, Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Sam Francis-Retrospective in Blue, 2010 (illustrated in colour, pp. 74-75); Amsterdam, Gallery Delaive, Sam Francis: a selection of paintings 1946-1992, 2010 - 2011 (illustrated in colour, p. 23)

Christie’s London

Date:
2015-10-17
Lot Number :
256
Low Estimate :
$90,990[+8%]*
High Estimate :
$121,320[-19%]*
Hammer Price :
$98,580
Sold For :
$122,080*