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Untitled (SFE – 009)

Original Sam Francis Aquatint and Monoprint in colors on Somerset paper. One f 9 variants each with the same matrix and unique color variations (monoprint). Hand-signed by Sam Francis lower right, and numbered lower left. With the publisher’s chop mark lower right. Lembark II I. 41

Sam Francis often used Monoprinting, be/cause Monoprints are considered the most painterly method among the printmaking techniques. Sam Francis’ Monoprints were made by altering the type, color, and pressure of the ink in the printing creating unique results for each original print. For this composition “Untitled (SFE – 009)”, there were 9 monoprint variations, 1 BAT, 4 Artist Proofs, 2 Trial Proofs, and 3 Color Trial Proofs. Each of these is a unique composition utilizing the same plate matrix and unique color combinations.

Medium

Aquatint, Monoprint

Year

1983

Edition

9

Catalogue Raisonné

Lembark II I. 41

Signature

Signed

Height (cm)

80

Height (in)

31.5

Width (cm)

63

Width (in)

24.75

Size 31.5 x 24.75 (in)
80 x 63 (cm)
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Original Sam Francis Aquatint and Monoprint “Untitled (SFE – 009)” in colors on Somerset paper. One of 9 variants each with the same matrix and unique color variations (monoprint). Hand-signed by Sam Francis lower right, and numbered lower left. With the publisher’s chop mark lower right. Lembark II I. 41

Sam Francis often used Monoprinting, be/cause Monoprints are considered the most painterly method among the printmaking techniques. Sam Francis’ Monoprints were made by altering the type, color, and pressure of the ink in the printing creating unique results for each original print. For this composition “Untitled (SFE – 009)”, there were 9 monoprint variations, 1 BAT, 4 Artist Proofs, 2 Trial Proofs, and 3 Color Trial Proofs. Each of these is a unique composition utilizing the same plate matrix and unique color combinations.

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Medium

Aquatint, Monoprint

Year

1983

Edition

9

Catalogue Raisonné

Lembark II I. 41

Signature

Signed

Height (cm)

80

Height (in)

31.5

Width (cm)

63

Width (in)

24.75

Size 31.5 x 24.75 (in)
80 x 63 (cm)
Price Price on Request