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Sam Lewis Francis

 (1923 - 1994)
Sam Lewis Francis was active/lived in California / Japan, France.  Sam Francis is known for splatter-stain imagery painting, graphics.

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167 Miscellaneous Book References for Sam Lewis Francis

Year
Author
Title
Pages
Color
2011
Agee, William; Edited by Burchett-Lere, Debra
Sam Francis Catalogue Raisonne of Canvas and Panel Paintings, 1946-1994
320
Yes
2005
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Dunbier, Lonnie Pierson (Editor)
The Artists Bluebook 34,000 North American Artists to March 2005
479
No
2005
Davenport, Ray
Davenport's Art Reference: The Gold Edition
2421
No
2003
Herskovic, Marika (editor)
American Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s: An Illustrated Survey
372
Yes
2003
Sherman, Charlotte (Essay)
With an Eye and a Passion: Selections from The Marion Collection
38
Yes
2002
McClelland, Gordon T; Jay T. Last
California Watercolors 1850-1970, An Illustrated History & Biographical Dictionary
231
Yes
2002
Shea, Patricia (Editor)
Picasso to Pop: The Richard Weisman Collection
124
No
2000
Skold, Stacey (compiler)
Art Enterprises: Selections from the Collection
195
Yes
1999
Falk, Peter Hastings (Editor)
Who Was Who in American Art, 1564-1975, Three Volumes
3724
No
1999
Passantino, Erika D (editor)
The Eye of Duncan Phillips A Collection in the Making
819
Yes
1998
Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall
California Art: 450 Years of Painting & Other Media
560
Yes
1997
Burgard, Timothy Anglin
Bay Area Art From Morgan Flagg Collection
47
Yes
1996
Barbara and Peter Toohil
Accents on Artists A fact-filled pronunciation guide. Over 800 artist’s names you should know…
363
Yes
1996
Hopps, Walter (others)
American Images/The SBC Collection of 20th Century American Art
320
Yes
1996
Landauer, Susan
The San Francisco School of Abstract Expressionism
(Exhibition catalog)
271
Yes
1995
Hansen, Trudy (others)
Printmaking in America Collaborative Prints and Presses 1960-1990
248
Yes
1995
Lucie-Smith, Edward
Art Today
512
Yes
1994
LeClair, Charles
The Art of Watercolor (Revised Edition)
144
No
1993
Bowker R R
Who's Who in American Art, 1993-1994, 20th Edition (American Federation of Arts)
1473
No
1993
Eitner, Lorenz (others)
The Drawing Collection Stanford University Museum of Art
418
Yes
1993
Joachimides, Christos (others)
American Art in the 20th Century Painting and Sculpture 1913-1993
(Exhibition catalog)
490
Yes
1992
National Gallery of Art
American Paintings An Illustrated Catalogue
(Exhibition catalog)
545
No
1991
Hoffman, Katherine
Explorations The Visual Arts since 1945
400
Yes
1991
John Berggruen Gallery
Large Scale Works on Paper
(Exhibition catalog)
47
Yes
1991
Wheeler, Daniel
Art Since Mid Century 1945 to the Present
344
Yes
1990
Leavitt, Thomas (Intro); Richard Schwartz; Frank H.T. Rhodes
Cornell Collects: A Celebration of American Art from the Collections of Alumni and Friends, Cornell University
(Exhibition catalog)
196
Yes
1989
Hopkins, Henry
California Painters/New Work
143
Yes
1989
Lynton, Norbert
The Story of Modern Art
400
Yes
1989
Naylor, Colin (editor)
Contemporary Artists (3rd Edition)
1059
No
1989
Sparks, Esther
Universal Limited Art Editions History and Catalogue/the 1st 25 Years
552
Yes
1988
Berggruen, John
John Berggruen Gallery Works on Paper
(Exhibition catalog)
97
Yes
1988
Clarke, David J
The Influence of Oriental Thought on Postwar American Painting and Sculpture
410
No
1988
Finch, Christopher
Twentieth Century Watercolors
310
Yes
1988
Geske, Norman and Karen O. Janovy
The American Painting Collection of the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery
376
Yes
1988
Marrow, Marva
Inside the L A Artist
104
Yes
1988
Read, Herbert
A Concise History of Modern Painting
418
Yes
1987
Brutvan, Cheryl
Masterworks on Paper from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
168
Yes
1987
Cummings, Paul
Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists (5th Edition)
653
No
1987
Feldman, Edmund Burke
Varieties of Visual Experience (3rd edition)
528
Yes
1987
Krane, Susan
Albright-Knox Art Gallery Painting and Sculpture/Acquisitions since 1972
379
Yes
1987
Schultz, Douglas (Intro)
125 Masterpieces: From the Collection of Albright-Knox
264
Yes
1986
Finch, Christopher
American Watercolors
312
Yes
1986
Hunter, Sam
An American Renaissance Painting and Sculpture Since 1940
(Exhibition catalog)
269
Yes
1986
Jaques Cattell Press
Who's Who in American Art-1986 1986
1292
No
1986
Rose, Barbara
American Painting: The Twentieth Century (Second edition)
170
Yes
1986
Tate Gallery
Forty Years of Modern Art 1945-19
(Exhibition catalog)
120
Yes
1986
Zellman, Michael David
300 Years of American Art (two volumes)
1102
Yes
1985
Adams, Henry; John Caldwell, John Lane et all
American Drawings and Watercolors In The Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute
(Exhibition catalog)
314
Yes
1985
Albright, Thomas
Art in the San Francisco Bay Area 1945-1980/An Illustrated History
349
Yes
1985
Ashton, Dore (Editor)
Twentieth Century Artists on Art
302
No
1985
DuPont, Diana, K Holland
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Paintings and Sculpture Collection
402
Yes
1985
Ecole Nationale/Beaux-Arts
Cinquante Ans de Dessins Americai 1930-1980
(Exhibition catalog)
290
Yes
1985
Krantz, Les
American Artists: An Illustrated Survey of Leading Contemporary Americans
347
Yes
1985
Lucie-Smith, Edward
American Art Now
160
Yes
1985
Miller, Dorothy C
With an Eye to American Art
(Exhibition catalog)
16
No
1985
Selz, Peter
Art In A Turbulent Era
390
No
1984
Bromberg, Anne R
Dallas Museum of Art Selected Works
219
Yes
1984
DeCoppet, Laura/Alan Jones
The Art Dealers The Powers Behind the Scenes Tell How
320
No
1984
Faunce, Sarah; Linda S. Ferber (Curators)
American Watercolors, Pastels, Collages The Brooklyn Museum
88
Yes
1984
Hunter, Sam
The Museum of Modern Art, New York The History and the Collection
599
Yes
1984
Lucie-Smith, Edward
Movements in Art since 1945 New Revised Edition
288
Yes
1984
Marks, Claude
World Artists 1950-1980
912
No
1984
McDonald, Robert; Richard Vincent West
Art of the States Works from a Santa Barbara Collection
(Exhibition catalog)
80
Yes
1984
Orr-Cahill, Christina
The Art of California Selected Works/ Oakland Museum
199
Yes
1984
Severinghaus, J Walter
Art at Work The Chase Manhattan Collection
333
Yes
1984
Watrous, James
American Printmaking A Century of American Printmaking 1880-1980
334
Yes
1983
Adams, Clinton
American Lithographers 1900-1960 The Artists and Their Printers
228
Yes
1983
Brown, Milton W
100 Masterpieces of American Painting from Public Collections Washington D C
240
Yes
1983
Kaplan, Ellen
Prints A Collector's Guide
253
No
1983
Monterey Peninsula Museum
California Contemporary Recent Work of Twenty Three Artists
(Exhibition catalog)
63
No
1983
Museum of Contemporary Art
The First Show (1940-1980) Painting and Sculpture from Eight Collections
(Exhibition catalog)
293
Yes
1983
Walker, Barry
The American Artist as Printmaker
(Exhibition catalog)
144
Yes
1982
Ashton, Dore
American Art Since 1945
224
Yes
1982
Selz, Peter
Sam Francis (revised/expanded edition)
296
Yes
1982
Stebbins, Theodore/G Gorokhoff
American Paintings at Yale University: An illustrated Checklist
(Exhibition catalog)
213
No
1981
Armstrong, Tom
Amerikanische Malerei 1930-1980
(Exhibition catalog)
301
Yes
1981
Art Center College of Design
Decade Los Angeles Painting in the Seventies
(Exhibition catalog)
108
Yes
1981
Ball, Maudette
Southern California Artists 1940-1980
(Exhibition catalog)
66
Yes
1981
Goldman, Judith
American Prints: Process and Proofs
176
Yes
1981
Hopkins, Henry; Mimi Jacobs (illustration)
Fifty West Coast Artists: A Critical Selection of Painters and Sculptors Working in California
128
Yes
1981
Osborne, Harold
The Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century Art
656
Yes
1981
Rugoff, Milton
The Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art
669
Yes
1981
Smith, Alistair (intro)
Larousse Dictionary of Painters (Americans included in world listing)
467
Yes
1981
Tuchman, Maurice
Art in Los Angeles: Seventeen Artists in the Sixties Seventeen Artists in the Sixties
(Exhibition catalog)
162
Yes
1981
Vogt, Paul
Contemporary, Painting
134
Yes
1980
Barnett, Vivian Endicott
The Guggenheim Museum Collection Handbook/ 1900-1980
526
Yes
1980
Feinblatt, Ebria/Bruce Davis
Los Angeles Prints 1883-1980
(Exhibition catalog)
111
No
1980
Johnson, Una E
American Prints and Printmakers A Chronicle of Over 400 Artists
266
Yes
1979
Baigell, Mathew
Dictionary of American Art
390
No
1979
Brown, Milton W (others)
American Art Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Decorative Arts
616
Yes
1979
Doumato, Lamia
American Drawing A Guide to Information Sources
246
No
1979
Karpel, Bernard/Ruth Spiegel
Arts in America/A Bibliography Volume 2 (Painting and Graphics)
736
No
1979
Towle, Tony/Peter Gale
Contemporary American Prints
(Exhibition catalog)
64
Yes
1978
California State U Long Beach
Frederick Weisman Collection California Art
(Exhibition catalog)
64
Yes
1978
Sandler, Irving
The New York School The Painters & Sculptors of the Fifties
366
Yes
1977
Barr, Alfred H
Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art
655
No
1977
Pomona College
Works on Paper 1900-1960 From Southern California Collections
(Exhibition catalog)
132
Yes
1977
Prown, Jules/Barbara Rose
American Painting From the Colonial Period to the Present
277
Yes
1977
Societe des Expositions
American Art in Belgium
(Exhibition catalog)
175
Yes
1976
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Heritage and Horizon American Painting 1776-1976
(Exhibition catalog)
80
Yes
1976
Baro, Gene
30 Years of American Printmaking Including 20th National Print Exhibition
(Exhibition catalog)
160
Yes
1976
Castelman, Riva
American Prints 1913-1963
(Exhibition catalog)
160
No
1976
Jaques Cattell Press
Who's Who in American Art, 1976 12th Edition
756
No
1976
San Francisco Mus Modern Art
Painting & Sculpture in California The Modern Era
272
Yes
1976
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
Acquisition Priorities Aspects of Postwar Painting in America
(Exhibition catalog)
120
Yes
1976
Stebbins, Theodore E
American Master Drawings and Watercolors A History of Works on Paper
464
Yes
1975
Buckley, Charles E
The Saint Louis Art Museum Handbook of Collections
377
Yes
1975
Editor, Smithsonian
Smithsonian Archives of American Art: Checklist of the Collection
0
No
1975
Legg, Alicia
American Art Since 1945 From the Collection of MOMA
84
Yes
1975
Mason, Lauris/Joan Ludman
Print Reference Sources Bibliography 18th-20th Centuries
246
No
1975
Santa Fe Festival of the Arts
Santa Fe Collects
(Exhibition catalog)
64
Yes
1975
Selz, Peter
Sam Francis
260
Yes
1974
Baur, John I H
Whitney Museum of American Art Catalogue of the Collection
235
Yes
1974
Buffalo Fine Arts Academy
American Art in Upstate New York Drawings, Watercolors and Small Sculptures
80
No
1974
Gidley, Mick
Catalogue of American Paintings in British Public Collections
58
No
1974
Plagens, Peter
Sunshine Muse Contemporary Art on the West Coast
200
Yes
1974
University of Illinois
Contemporary American Painting and Sculpture, 1974
(Exhibition catalog)
136
No
1973
Bennett, Ian
A History of American Painting
240
Yes
1973
Carnegie Institute
Catalogue of Painting Collection Museum of Art
196
Yes
1973
Johnson, Charlotte Buel
Contemporary Art Exploring It's Roots and Development
96
Yes
1973
Kozloff, Max (intro)
25 Years of American Painting 1948-1973
(Exhibition catalog)
72
Yes
1973
Onn, Gerald (Translator)
Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth Century Art
0
No
1973
Van Der Marck, Jan
American Art Third Quarter Century
(Exhibition catalog)
138
Yes
1972
Buck, Robert T (others)
Sam Francis Paintings 1947-1972
(Exhibition catalog)
147
Yes
1972
Hunter, Sam
American Art of the 20th Century
487
Yes
1972
Sandler, Irving (intro)
Contemporary Art 1942-72
479
Yes
1971
Bell, David
Praeger Encyclopedia of Art (4 volumes)
2139
Yes
1971
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Thirty-Second Biennial Exhibition Contemporary American Painting
(Exhibition catalog)
79
No
1970
Blumenthal, Arthur
Inaugural Exhibition 19th & 20th Cen Art from Collections of Alumni
(Exhibition catalog)
144
No
1970
Fondation Maeght
L'art Vivant aux Etats-Unis
(Exhibition catalog)
164
Yes
1970
Guggenheim Museum
Guggenheim Museum Collection Selections from/1900-1970
437
Yes
1970
Myers, Bernard S (editor)
Encyclopedia of Painting (Painters of the World...etc)
511
Yes
1970
Rose, Barbara
American Painting The Twentieth Century
116
No
1969
Coplans, John
West Coast 1945-1969
(Exhibition catalog)
60
No
1969
National Mus Mod Art, Tokyo
Contemporary Art Dialogue between East and West
(Exhibition catalog)
114
Yes
1969
Weston, Neville
The Reach of Modern Art A Concise History
240
No
1968
Brooklyn Museum
Sixteenth National Print Exhibition Two Decades of American Prints 1947-1968
(Exhibition catalog)
63
No
1968
Robbins, Daniel/David W Scott
An American Collection The Neuberger Collection
463
Yes
1968
Schmied, Wieland
Sam Francis
(Exhibition catalog)
60
Yes
1968
Sweeney, James Johnson
Signals in the Sixties
(Exhibition catalog)
1968
No
1968
Weller, Allen S
The Joys and Sorrows of Recent American Art
185
No
1967
Hirsch, Richard
Sources for Tomorrow: 50 American Paintings 1946-1966 James Michener Collection of Allentown Art Museum
(Exhibition catalog)
48
No
1967
Rose, Barbara
American Art Since 1900 A Critical History
320
Yes
1967
Sweeney, James Johnson
Sam Francis
(Exhibition catalog)
54
No
1967
Tokyo, Museum of Modern Art
Two Decades of American Painting Gendai Amerika Kaiga Ten
81
Yes
1966
Gardner, Albert Ten Eyck
History of Water Color in America
160
Yes
1966
Hunter, Sam (chapter on US)
New Art Around the World
510
Yes
1966
Metropolitan Museum of Art
200 Years of Watercolor Painting Centennial of American Watercolor Society
(Exhibition catalog)
64
No
1966
Pellegrini, Aldo
New Tendencies in Art
320
Yes
1965
Buki, Zoltan
Seven Americans
(Exhibition catalog)
28
No
1965
Drawing Society
Drawing Society National Exhibiti 1965
(Exhibition catalog)
108
No
1965
Geldzahler, Henry
American Painting in the Twentieth Century
236
No
1964
Indiana University Museum
American Painting 1910 to 1960 50th Anniversary Exhibition College Unions
(Exhibition catalog)
80
No
1964
Johnson, Una E
20th Century Drawings Part I:1900-1940/Part II 1940 to the Present
284
Yes
1964
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
American Drawings
(Exhibition catalog)
48
No
1964
Ting, Walasse, Author and Sam Francis, Editor
One Cent Life
172
Yes
1963
Brandeis University
New Directions in American Painting: A Loan Exhibition
(Exhibition catalog)
48
No
1963
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard
20th Century Master Drawings
(Exhibition catalog)
104
No
1962
Hunter, Sam
American Art Since 1950 A Loan Exhibition
(Exhibition catalog)
83
Yes
1962
Weller, Allen S/Lee Nordness
Art U S A Now (2 volumes)
474
Yes
1961
Solomon R Guggenheim Museum
American Abstract Expressionists and Imagists
(Exhibition catalog)
1961
No
1960
Read, Herbert
Art Now An Introduction to the Theory of Modern Painting
326
Yes
1960
Walker Art Center
60 American Painters 1960 Abstract Expressionist Painting of the Fifties
(Exhibition catalog)
78
Yes
1959
Musee National D'Art Moderne
Jackson Pollock et la Nouvelle Peinture Americaine
(Exhibition catalog)
64
No
1958
Museum of Modern Art
La Nouvelle Peinture Americaine The New American Painting
(Exhibition catalog)
88
Yes
1958
Museum of Modern Art
Die neue amerikanische Malerei The New American Painting
(Exhibition catalog)
50
No
1956
Miller, Dorothy C
12 Americans: The Museum of Modern Art, New York
(Exhibition catalog)
96
Yes


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