Sam Francis bio

Birth Name: Sam Francis

Occupation: Painter

Place Of Birth: San Mateo

Date Of Birth: June 25, 1923

Date Of Death: April 23, 2002

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Sam Francis was born on the 25th of June, 1923. He was best known for being a Painter. Painter and printmaker known for works such as “Black and Red” and “Symphony in Blue.” He posthumously set a record in 2010 when his 1957 painting, “Middle Blue,” sold for $6,354,500 at an auction.

Sam Francis was born in San Mateo. He studied psychology, botany, and medicine at the University of California, Berkeley, and also served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II. He was the subject of a 2010 documentary film “The Painter Sam Francis” by artist and filmmaker Jeffrey Perkins.

Sam Francis was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Sam Francis was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Sam Francis is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Sam Francis’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Sam Francis’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Sam Francis kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Sam Francis was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Sam Francis
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Sam Francis was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Sam Francis was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Sam Francis had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Sam Francis’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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