Titled and dated 'Portrait of George Dyer Talking 1966' (on the reverse)
Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London; Galerie Maeght, Paris.Dr. Israel J. Rosefsky, Binghampton, New York; His sale, Christie's, New York, 5 May 1987, lot 85; Galerie Krugier & Cie, Geneva; ROC Collection, Switzerland; Private Collection, Paris; Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 15 November 2000, lot 29; Private Collection, Brazil.Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich; Acquired from the above by the present owner
Paris, Galerie Maeght, Francis Bacon, 1966-1967. This exhibition later travelled to Rome, Malborough Gallerie d'Arte and Milan, Toninelli Arte Moderna.London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Francis Bacon Recent Paintings, 1967, p. 40, no. 8 (illustrated in colour, p. 65). Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Francis Bacon, 1971-1972, p. 51, no. 65 (illustrated in colour, p. 77). This exhibition later travelled to Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf.Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes, Cuatro mestres contemporaneos: Jean Dubuffet, Alberto Giocometti, Willem de Kooning, Francis Bacon, 1973. This exhibition later travelled to Bogota, Museo de Arte Moderno; Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno, Galeria de Exposiciones Temporales; Sao Paulo, Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand and Rio de Janeiro, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro.Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna di Lugano, Francis Bacon, 1993, pp. 76 and 149, no. 35 (illustrated in colour, p. 77).New Haven, Yale Center for British Art, Francis Bacon: A Retrospective, 1999, p. 138, no. 44 (illustrated in colour, p. 139). This exhibition later travelled to Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts; San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Fort Worth, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. New York, Gagosian Gallery, Isabel and Other Intimate Strangers: Portraits by Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon, 2008 (illustrated in colour, pp. 151 and 259).