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Summer #1

Sam Francis-Summer #1-1957

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Summer #1
Size:
242.6 x 182.9 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1957
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ross, New York (acquired from the above in December 1958); Adelaide Stachelberg, New York; Christie's, New York, November 12, 1986, Lot 34A; Leslie Wexner, Ohio (acquired in 1986); Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago; Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2001
Exhibition History :
Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art, Contemporary Americans, October - November 1957; Brussels, Palais International des Beaux-Arts, Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles: 50 ans d'Art Moderne, April - July 1958, pl. 153, no. 94, illustrated; New York, Cordier & Elkstrom, Seven Decades 1895-1965: Crosscurrents in Modern Art, April - May 1966, p. 158, no. 293, illustrated ; Columbus, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus Collects: American Painting, Sculpture and Photography, November 1988 - January 1989, p. 21, no. 12 (checklist); New York, L&M Arts, Sam Francis: 1953-1959, October 2009 - January 2010, p. 35, no. 5, illustrated in color

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2016-05-11
Lot Number :
17
Low Estimate :
$8,000,000[+29%]*
High Estimate :
$12,000,000[-14%]*
Hammer Price :
$10,350,000
Sold For :
$11,842,000*