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Sam Francis

[American Abstract Expressionist Painter, 1923-1994]

• Relationships: Studied under Fernand Leger.
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Original works by Sam Francis available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
19 works online when last checked

Notable SiteSam Francis at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
8 works by Sam Francis

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra
Works from the Kenneth Tyler Collection of international prints

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Notable SiteThe Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Blue, 1958

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Untitled, screenprint, 1986 (part of a brief slideshow)

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum/Luce Center for American Art, New York City
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Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston, West Virginia

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Crocker Art Museum, California
LA, 1976

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "F"

Sam Francis in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
Untitled, 1965
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Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
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Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal, Québec
Abstraction, 1954

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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Museum Jan van der Togt, Amstelveen, Netherlands

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Untitled, 1966

Sam Francis at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Gemini G.E.L. prints

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Colors Over, 1957

Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
Untitled, 1986

Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Untitled, 1979

Seattle Art Museum
Night and Day

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
Untitled (abstraction)

Sam Francis at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

State Museums of Florence Digital Archive, Italy

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Albertina, Vienna
Dream It Is, 1962-63

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

Art Market:
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Repository of Abstract Art

UBS Financial Services Art Collection

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Sam Francis  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
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