Three Studies For A Portrait Of George Dyer
Artwork: Three Studies For A Portrait Of George Dyer
Size: each: 35.5 x 30.5 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1963
Marks: Titled and dated '3 Studies For Portrait of George Dyer 1963.' (on the reverse of the center canvas)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Triptych
Provenance: Marlborough Fine Art, London; Roald Dahl, Great Missenden; Waddington Galleries, London
Exhibition history: Oslo, Kunstnerforbundet; Trondheim, Kunstforening; Bergen, Kunstforeningen; Warsaw, Museum Narodowe; Poznan, Museum Narodowe and Krakow, Museum Narodowe, British Paintings 1945-1970, January-July 1972, n.p., no. 10 (illustrated); Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Fondation Maeght, Bacon-Freud: Expressions, July-October 1995, pp. 46-47 and 204, no. 11 (illustrated in color); Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Wounds: Between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art, February-April 1998, vol. 1, p. 171; vol. 2, n.p. (illustrated in color); Paris, Fondation Dina Vierny-Musee Maillol, Francis Bacon: Le Sacre et le Profane, April-June 2004, pp. 112 and 157 (illustrated in color); Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Francis Bacon: Portraits and Heads, June-September 2005, pp. 60-61, no. 29 (illustrated in color); Hamburger Kunsthalle, Francis Bacon. Die Portraits, October 2005-January 2006, p. 73, no. 28 (illustrated in color)

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Date: 2017-05-17
Lot Number: 38B