Three Studies For A Portrait
Artwork: Three Studies For A Portrait
Size: each: 35.5 x 30.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas, in three parts
Creation year: 1976
Marks: (i) Signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Study for Portrait Left panel from front Francis Bacon 1976.' (on the reverse); (ii) signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Study for a portrait Center Panel Francis Bacon 1976.' (on the reverse); (iii) Signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Study for Portrait right panel from Front Francis Bacon 1976.' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Marlborough International Fine Art, Vaduz; Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York; Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the previous in 1977); Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1994
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Francis Bacon: oeuvres recentes, 1977, no. 16 (illustrated in colour, unpaged)

Christie's London

Date: 2018-03-06
Lot Number: 25