Artwork: Rug
Size: 212.5 x 128 cm
Medium: Wool
Creation year: 1929
Marks: Signed 'FRANCIS BACON' (lower left)
Category: Textiles
Artwork details : Executed circa 1929
Provenance: Eric Allden, London; Francis Elek, London (acquired from the previous late 1940s); Thence by descent to the present owner (on long-term loan to Tate Britain since 2009)
Exhibition history: Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Francis Bacon, 1993, no. 2, (illustrated in colour, p. 18; illustrated, p. 136); Milan, Palazzo Reale, Bacon, 2008, p. 229, p. 16, no. 2 (illustrated in colour, p. 84); London, Tate Britain, Francis Bacon: Early Works, 2009-2010

Christie's London

Date: 2018-10-04
Lot Number: 47