Francis, Sam

SAM FRANCIS National Collection of Fine Arts, 1968

Sku: AW1046
Artist: Sam Francis
Title: National Collection of Fine Arts
Year: 1968
Signed: No
Medium: Lithograph
Paper Size: 38 x 27.5 inches ( 96.52 x 69.85 cm )
Image Size: 38 x 27.5 inches ( 96.52 x 69.85 cm )
Edition Size: Unknown
Framed: No
Condition: A-: Near Mint, very light signs of handling

Additional Details: This 1968 poster, created for the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., is a remarkable example of fine art lithography. Printed by the renowned Atelier Mourlot, the poster embodies the excellence and tradition associated with this legendary printmaking studio. Known for its collaborations with prominent artists such as Picasso, Matisse, and Chagall, Atelier Mourlot brings a high level of craftsmanship and artistic quality to this piece. The poster features a sophisticated composition, combining elements that reflect the Smithsonian Institution’s dedication to the arts, culture, and education. The vibrant colors and intricate details are typical of Mourlot’s exceptional lithographic techniques, ensuring that each print is a work of art in itself. The choice of bold, dynamic visuals not only captures attention but also communicates the Smithsonian's mission to inspire curiosity and foster knowledge.