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Figure With Monkey

Francis Bacon-Figure With Monkey-1951

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Artwork:
Figure With Monkey
Size:
66 x 56 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1951
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Hanover Gallery, London; F.J. Anscombe, Cambridge; Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London; Private Collection, Belgium; Private Collection, Belgium (acquired from the previous in the 1980s); Sotheby's, London, 15 February 2012, Lot 42 (consigned by the previous); Acquired from the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
London, Hanover Gallery, Francis Bacon, December 1951 - February 1952; London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Francis Bacon, January - February 1955, n.p., no. 4 (text); Bregenz, Kunstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Englische Kunst der Gegenwart, July - October 1977, p. 54, no. 18 (text)(incorrectly titled) ; London, Waddington and Tooth Galleiries, Groups, April 1978, n.p., illustrated; London, Michael Parkin Fine Art Ltd, Artists of the Colony Room Club: A Tribute to Muriel Belcher, November - December 1982, n.p., no. 8 (text); Porto, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Francis Bacon: Caged Uncaged, January - April 2003, p. 119, illustrated in colour ; Norwich, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia; Milwaukee, Art Museum; Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Francis Bacon: Paintings from the 1950s, September 2006 - July 2007, no. 10, illustrated in colour

Sotheby's London

Date:
2019-10-03
Lot Number :
23
Low Estimate :
$2,241,790[+28%]*
High Estimate :
$3,113,600[-8%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,864,512
Sold For :
$3,456,096*