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  • ONLINE SALE OF THE ART OF SAM FRANCIS AT CHRISTIE’S

    AN online sale of work by Sam Francis runs at Christie’s until December 2.  The sale comprises 76 lots by the celebrated abstract painter and printmaker. It represents three decades of the distinctive West Coast abstraction of this Californian born artist, from 1960-90. It includes exceptional prints, rare colour trial proofs and monotypes and a selection of acrylics on paper and canvas. Estimates range from £1,000 to £60,000.

    Sam Francis - La Primavera Fredda (Cold Spring) courtesy Christie's Images Ltd., 2014 (£5,000-7,000).

    Sam Francis – La Primavera Fredda (Cold Spring) courtesy Christie’s Images Ltd., 2014 (£5,000-7,000).

    Sam Francis - Untitled 1986 (£45,000-60,000).

    Sam Francis – Untitled 1986 (£45,000-60,000). Courtesy Christie’s Images Ltd., 2014.

    Sam Francis - Yunan State IV, 1971 courtesy Christie's  Images Ltd., 2014

    Sam Francis – Yunan State IV, 1971 courtesy Christie’s Images Ltd., 2014 (£2,000-3,000).

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