Study For Portrait of P.L, No. I
Artwork: Study For Portrait of P.L, No. I
Size: 198 x 142 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1957
Category: Paintings
Provenance: The Hanover Gallery, London Galleria dell'Ariete, Milan; Carlo Monzino, Rome (acquired from the above in 1959); Sale: Christie's, New York, Contemporary Art, 3 November 1987, Lot 45; Private Collection, Belgium; Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1990
Exhibition history: Turin, Galleria Galatea; Milan, Galleria dell'Ariete; and Rome, L'Obelisco, Francis Bacon, 1958, n.p., no. 7 Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Francis Bacon, 1962, p. 143, no. 57, illustrated (incorrectly titled and dated); Zurich, Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Faces and Figures, 1989, n.p. no. 22

Date: 2014-06-30
Lot Number: 28
Low Estimate: $6478200 [+2%]
High Estimate: $7671600 [-13%]