(1923 – 1994), USA

Sam Francis Biography

Sam Francis (1923-1994) was an abstract expressionist American painter and printmaker, perhaps best known for his Blue Balls series, which referenced the pain of his renal tuberculosis.

Exhibition view: Group Exhibition, The Privilege of Painting20th Century, SETAREH, Düsseldorf (10 December 2021–12 February 2022). Courtesy SETAREH.

Sam Francis Featured Artworks

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Sklye by Sam Francis contemporary artwork painting
Sam Francis Sklye, 1986 Acrylic on paper
14.6 x 10.2 cm
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Composition by Sam Francis contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Sam Francis Composition, 1990 Acrylic and paper collage on paper
57.2 x 81.3 cm
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SFP89-60 by Sam Francis contemporary artwork painting
Sam Francis SFP89-60, 1989 Acrylic on canvas
122 x 152 cm
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Untitled by Sam Francis contemporary artwork painting
Sam Francis Untitled, 1959 Watercolour on paper
76.2 x 50.8 cm
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Hollis Taggart
Untitled 3 by Sam Francis contemporary artwork print
Sam Francis Untitled 3, 1974 Lithograph
56 x 76 cm
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Untitled 2 by Sam Francis contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Sam Francis Untitled 2, 1973 Acrylic on paper
56.5 x 76 cm
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SF64-045 by Sam Francis contemporary artwork painting, works on paper
Sam Francis SF64-045, 1964 Acrylic on paper
73 x 56.5 cm
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