Sam Francis born 1923
P77042 Concert Hall I1976
Lithograph 561 x 447 (22 1/8 x 17 5/8) on BFK Rives paper 739 x 587 (29 1/8 x 23 1/8); printed by George Page at the Litho Shop, Santa Monica, California, and published by the Litho Shop, Santa Monica, California in an edition of 75
Inscribed ‘Sam Francis' below image b.r. and ‘63/75' below image b.l.
Purchased at Christie's, London (Grant-in-Aid) 1984
The following entry has been approved by the artist. P77042 is the first of three lithographs forming ‘The Concert Hall' set on which Francis worked between July and August 1977 in response to a commission from Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark. All three prints were printed in an edition of 75 by George Page, Master Printer, at Francis' own printmaking studio, The Litho Shop in Santa Monica, California. ‘Concert Hall I' (SF230: this is the print number assigned by the Litho Shop) was printed between 5 and 13 July from five aluminium plates in the following colour sequence: yellow, red, green, ultra-marine blue, purple…