Sam Francis
The Artist’s Materials

Debra Burchett-Lere and Aneta Zebala

 

A groundbreaking analysis of Sam Francis’s working methods and materials
sheds new light on the celebrated artist’s creative process

 

Getty Conservation Institute
168 pages, 7 ½ x 10 inches
90 color and 13 b/w illustrations
ISBN 978-1-60606-583-9, paper
US $40.00, UK £30.00
US Publication Date: February 12, 2019
UK Publication Date: February 14, 2019

SAM FRANCIS ONLINE CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ PROJECT
Newspaper photo of Francis painting in the "Bradford frame" hoisted above hospital bed at Fort Miley, March 18, 1946; photo by Acme, San Francisco Bureau.

Sam Francis at the Paris bird market. 1950's; photo by Carol Haerer.

Sam Francis: The Compilation of Unique Works on Paper and Expanded Version of Canvas and Panel Paintings
1945–1953

ANNOUNCING NEW SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS!

Welcome to the Sam Francis: Online Catalogue Raisonné Project, a scholarly resource dedicated to the life and oeuvre of the American-born abstract expressionist Sam Francis (1923–1994).

 

This installment documents all known unique works attributed to the artist from 1945 through 1953. The Sam Francis Foundation will regularly release portions of the catalogue raisonné sequentially for artworks through 1994 as we continue our research and documentation.

 

This project is a subscription-based educational service.

 

There are two ways to subscribe:

 

  • BASIC (no cost)
  • EXPANDED (annual fee)

 

Please see the PLAN DETAILS for complete information.

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