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center reverse: Sam Francis 1974 Tokyo

Provenance

(Andre Emmerich Gallery, Inc., New York); purchased 1980 by the Friends of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the National Endowment for the Arts as a gift for the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1977
Group Show, André Emmerich Gallery, New York, Summer 1977.
1978
Group Show, André Emmerich Gallery, New York, Summer 1978.
1981
Works of Art from the Private Collections of the Friends of the Corcoran 1961-1981 [Friends of the Corcoran, 20th Anniversary], Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 16 January - 15 February 1981, unnumbered catalogue, repro.
1982
Acquisitions Since 1975, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 5 November 1982 - 16 January 1983, unpublished checklist.
1986
Friends of the Corcoran 25th Anniversary Exhibition: Selections from Acquisitions by the Friends of the Corcoran, 1961-1985, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 14-30 March 1986, unnumbered checklist.
1990
The Corcoran Collects: Three Decades of Acquisitions by the Women's Committee and the Friends of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 17 July - 12 August 1990, no catalogue.
2006
Redefined: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 15 July 2006 - 2 January 2007.
2010
Washington Color and Light, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 2010-2011, no catalogue.
Bibliography
2011
Burchett-Lere, Debra, ed. Sam Francis: Catalogue Raisonné of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946-1994. Berkeley, 2011: no. SFF.642, repro.
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