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Figure In Movement

Francis Bacon-Figure In Movement-1972

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Artwork:
Figure In Movement
Size:
198 x 148 cm
Medium :
Oil and dry transfer lettering on canvas
Creation Year:
1972
Marks
Signed, titled and dated 'Figure in movement 1972 Francis Bacon' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Marlborough International Fine Art, Vaduz (acquired directly from the artist, 13 June 1973); Private Collection, Connecticut; Marlborough Galerie, Zurich; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 5 May 1977
Exhibition History :
London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Selected European Maters of the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1973, p. 7, no. 2 (illustrated in colour, p. 6). This exhibition later travelled to Toronto, Marlborough-Godard Gallery; Zurich, Marlborough Galerie, Francis Bacon, 1975; New York, Marlborough Gallery Inc., Recent Work: Arikha, Auerbach, Bacon, Botero, Genoves, Grooms, Katz, Kitaj, Lopez-Garcia, Rivers, 1976, p. 2; Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, Francis Bacon: Paintings 1945-1982, 1983, p. 87, no. 30 (illustrated in colour, p. 55; illustrated, p. 87). This exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art and Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery; Monte Carlo, Grimaldi Forum, Francis Bacon: Monaco and French Culture, 2016, p. 226, no. 1 (illustrated in colour, p. 10 and 226)

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-10-04
Lot Number :
7
Low Estimate :
$19,782,800[+17%]*
High Estimate :
$26,377,000[-13%]*
Hammer Price :
$23,079,875
Sold For :
$26,273,141*