Francis Bacon
Artwork: Francis Bacon
Size: 54.7 x 43 cm
Medium: Conte crayon on paper
Creation year: 1951
Category: Drawings
Provenance: The Hon. Garech Domnagh Browne, Ireland (acquired directly from the artist in the 1950s); Thence by descent to the present owner
Exhibition history: Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art, The Moderns: The Arts in Ireland from the 1900s to the 1970s, 2011, p. 580, no. 99 (illustrated in colour, p. 163); London, Blain Southern Gallery, Lucian Freud Drawings, 2012, p. 215, no. 65 (illustrated in colour, pp. 120 and 215). This exhibition later travelled to New York, Acquavella Galleries

Christie's London

Date: 2018-10-04
Lot Number: 35