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Untitled

A work made of color lithograph on white nacre paper.
© 2018 Sam Francis Foundation, California / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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  • A work made of color lithograph on white nacre paper.

Date:

1963

Artist:

Sam Francis (American, 1923-1994)
published by Tamarind Lithography Workshop (American, founded 1960)

About this artwork

Francis’s special feel for the transparency inherent in color lithography is exemplified by this print, made during his first Tamarind fellowship. His method of developing a print without a preliminary drawing invited variations, frequently resulting in more than one version of a particular image. The Tamarind fellowship marked the painter’s increasing concern with lithography. By 1970, Francis was so committed to making prints as an integral part of his studio practice that he established his own print shop, which he called the Litho Shop Inc.

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Sam Francis

Title

Untitled

Origin

United States

Date

1963

Medium

Color lithograph on white nacre paper

Dimensions

670 x 920 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Burt Kleiner

Reference Number

1963.1076

Copyright

© 2018 Sam Francis Foundation, California / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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