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Iris

Sam Francis-Iris-1967

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Iris
Size:
227.3 x 180.3 cm
Medium :
Acrylic on canvas
Creation Year:
1967
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Painted in 1965-1967
Provenance :
A gift from the artist to the present owner in 1974
Exhibition History :
Tokyo, Tokyo Central Bijutsukan Gallery, Sam Francis, 1968 (illustrated in colour); Los Angeles, Felix Landau Gallery, Sam Francis: Paintings and Gouaches, 1969-1970, no. 4 (illustrated); Los Angeles, Felix Landau Gallery, Modern Master Watercolors and Drawings, no. 4 (illustrated); Buffalo, Albright-Knox Gallery, Sam Francis: Paintings 1947-1972, 1972-1973, p. 88, no. 58 (illustrated in colour). This exhibition later travelled to Washington, D. C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Dallas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and Oakland, Oakland Museum; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sam Francis: Paintings 1947 - 1990, 1999-2001, no. 56 (illustrated in colour, p. 109). This exhibition later travelled to Houston, Menil Collection; Malmo, Malmo Konsthall; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and Rome, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-10-05
Lot Number :
240
Low Estimate :
$158,294[+117%]*
High Estimate :
$237,441[+44%]*
Hammer Price :
$342,970
Sold For :
$423,106*