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The Whiteness of the Whale

© Estate of Sam Francis / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London

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© Estate of Sam Francis / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London

Image downloads are for educational use only. For all other purposes, please see our Obtaining and Using Images page.

© Estate of Sam Francis / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London

Image downloads are for educational use only. For all other purposes, please see our Obtaining and Using Images page.

Sam Francis

American, 1923-1994

The Whiteness of the Whale, 1957

oil on canvas

support: 104 1/2 x 85 1/2 inches (265.43 x 217.17 cm); framed: 106 1/2 x 87 3/4 x 3 inches (270.51 x 222.89 x 7.62 cm)

Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1959

K1959:2

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Inscriptions

inscription / reverse, upper right / Sam / Francis / 57

Provenance

Martha Jackson Gallery;
purchased by the Albright Art Gallery, February 2, 1959

Class

Paintings

Work Type

Oil painting

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