Study For A Head
Artwork: Study For A Head
Size: 66 x 56 cm
Medium: Oil and sand on canvas
Creation year: 1952
Marks: Inscribed with artist's symbol
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Beaux Arts Gallery, London; Bernard H. Friedman, New York; Sanford Friedman, New York (gift from the previous); Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired from the previous); Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1975
Exhibition history: Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, The Richard and Jane Lang Collection, February - April 1984, pp. 12-13, no. 1, illustrated; Norwich, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia; Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum; and Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Francis Bacon: Paintings in the 1950s, September 2006 - July 2007, p. 102, no. 28, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-05-16
Lot Number: 9
Low Estimate: $20000000 [+120%]
High Estimate: $30000000 [+46%]
Hammer Price: $44000000
Sold For: $50380000