Figure In Movement
Artwork: Figure In Movement
Size: 198 x 148 cm
Medium: Oil and dry transfer lettering on canvas
Creation year: 1972
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 'Figure in movement 1972 Francis Bacon' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Marlborough International Fine Art, Vaduz (acquired directly from the artist, 13 June 1973); Private Collection, Connecticut; Marlborough Galerie, Zurich; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 5 May 1977
Exhibition history: London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Selected European Maters of the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1973, p. 7, no. 2 (illustrated in colour, p. 6). This exhibition later travelled to Toronto, Marlborough-Godard Gallery; Zurich, Marlborough Galerie, Francis Bacon, 1975; New York, Marlborough Gallery Inc., Recent Work: Arikha, Auerbach, Bacon, Botero, Genoves, Grooms, Katz, Kitaj, Lopez-Garcia, Rivers, 1976, p. 2; Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, Francis Bacon: Paintings 1945-1982, 1983, p. 87, no. 30 (illustrated in colour, p. 55; illustrated, p. 87). This exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art and Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery; Monte Carlo, Grimaldi Forum, Francis Bacon: Monaco and French Culture, 2016, p. 226, no. 1 (illustrated in colour, p. 10 and 226)

Christie's London

Date: 2018-10-04
Lot Number: 7