Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterPin on PinterestShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrEmail this to someone
back to Auction Results

White, Green Earth

Sam Francis-White, Green Earth-1951

This blurred image is only for you to be able to identify the artwork. If you want to discover artworks from Sam Francis, go to this page.

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
White, Green Earth
Size:
248.5 x 174 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1951
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Dr. Franz Meyer Sr., Zurich; Mrs. Marguerite Meyer-Mahler, Zurich; Collection of Franz and Pia Meyer Federspiel, Zurich; Thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition History :
Paris, Galerie Nina Dausset, Sam Francis: Peintures, 1952; Tokyo, Tokyo Department Store Gallery, The Adventure of Today's Painting: The Art of Sam Francis and Toshimitsu Imai, 1957. This exhibition later travelled to Osaka, Kintetsu Department Store Gallery; Bern, Kunsthalle Bern, Sam Francis, 1960, no. 4. This exhibition later travelled to Stockholm, Moderna Museet; Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Sam Francis, 1963, no. 4; Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Sam Francis: A Retrospective Exhibition, 1967, no. 33 (illustrated, p. 33); Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Sam Francis, 1968, no. 7. This exhibition later travelled to Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein and Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Bonn, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Sam Francis, 1993, p. 81 (illustrated in colour, p. 80); Paris, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Sam Francis: Les annees parisiennes 1950-1961, 1995-1996, p. 80 (illustrated in colour, p. 81; Moderna Museet installation view illustrated, p. 197); Mendrisio, Museo d'Arte, Sam Francis, 1997, p. 95 (illustrated in colour, p. 65); Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sam Francis: Paintings 1947-1990, 1999-2001, p. 57, pl. 5 (illustrated in colour and illustrated on the front cover). This exhibition later travelled to Houston, Menil Collection; Malmo, Malmo Konsthall and Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-10-04
Lot Number :
31
Low Estimate :
$2,373,930[-6%]*
High Estimate :
$3,297,120[-32%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,242,045
Sold For :
$2,701,994*