Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards

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Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards
198.3 x 148 cm
Oil on canvas
1984
Signed, titled, inscribed and dated '3 Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards Francis Bacon 1984 left panel' (on the reverse of the left panel); signed, titled, inscribed and dated '3 Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards Francis Bacon 1984 center panel' (on the reverse of the center panel); signed, titled, inscribed and dated '3 Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards Francis Bacon 1984 right panel' (on the reverse of the right panel)
Painting
Set of 3
Collection of the Artist; Marlborough Gallery, New York; Private collection, France; Anon. sale; Christie's, London, 8 February 2001, lot 13. Private collection, Brazil; Acquired from the above by the present owner
London, Tate Gallery; Stuttgart, Staatsgallerie and Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Francis Bacon, May 1985-March 1986, no. 125 (illustrated in color). New York, Marlborough Gallery, Masters of the 19th and 20th Centuries, November-December 1986, no. 2 (illustrated in color). New York, Marlborough Gallery, Francis Bacon, Paintings of the Eighties, May-July 1987, pp. 26-27, no. 5 (illustrated in color). Paris, Galerie Lelong, Francis Bacon, Peintures Recentes, September-November 1987, no. 1 (illustrated in color). Moscow, Central House of the Union of Artists, Francis Bacon Paintings, September-November 1988, no. 16 (illustrated in color). Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Francis Bacon, March-May 1993, pp. 119-123 and 161, no. 56 (illustrated in color). Zaragoza, Palacio de la Lonja, Despues de Goya-Una Mirada Subjectiva, November 1996-January 1997, pp. 337 and 339-341, no. 167 (illustrated in color). New Haven, Yale Center for British Art; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Francis Bacon: A Retrospective, January-October 1999, pp. 205-208, pl. 67 (illustrated in color). New York, Gagosian Gallery, Isabel and Other Intimate Strangers: Portraits by Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon, November-December 2008, pp. 196-198 and 261 (illustrated in color)
2014-05-13
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$72,000,000[0%]*
$72,000,000
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2001-02-08
13
$4,332,600[-7%]*
$5,776,800[-30%]*
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