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Red No. 1

Sam Francis-Red No. 1-1953

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Red No. 1
Size:
162.5 x 114.3 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1953
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1958
Exhibition History :
New York, Duveen-Graham Gallery; Lincoln, DeCordova Museum; Denver, Daniels & Fishers Department Store; Greeley, Colorado State College; San Jose, Rosicrucian Egypt Museum; Washington, D.C., Howard University; St. Mary-of-the-Wood College; Tallahassee, Florida State University; New York, Martha Jackson Gallery; Macomb County Community College and Lexington, University of Kentucky, New Talent in the U.S.A., February 1955-October 1957, no. 10.; New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, First New York Exhibition of Paintings by Sam Francis, February-March 1956.; Lausanne, Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Palais de Rumine, 1er Salon International de Galeries Pilotes, June-September, 1963, p. 87 (illustrated in color). ; Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art; Kyoto, National Museum of Modern Art; New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi; Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria and Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Two Decades of American Painting, October 1966-August 1967, pp. 48 and 66 (illustrated in color). ; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art; Houston, Menil Collection; Sweden, Malmo Konsthall; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia and Rome, Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Sam Francis: Paintings 1947-1990, March 1999-January 2001, p. 65, pl. 13 (illustrated in color).

Christie’s New York

Date:
2016-05-10
Lot Number :
29
Low Estimate :
$2,000,000[+90%]*
High Estimate :
$3,000,000[+27%]*
Hammer Price :
$3,800,000
Sold For :
$4,421,000*