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Francis Bacon-Gouache-1929

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35.4 x 25 cm
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Gouache, distemper and watercolour on paper
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Signed and dated 'Francis Bacon. 29.' (lower left)
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Provenance :
Eric Allden, London; Francis Elek, London (acquired from the previous late 1940s); Thence by descent to the present owner (on long-term loan to Tate Britain since 2009)
Exhibition History :
Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Francis Bacon, 1993, p. 16, no. 1 (illustrated in colour, p. 17; illustrated, p. 136); Milan, Palazzo Reale, Bacon, 2008, p. 229, no. 1 (illustrated in colour, p. 83); London, Tate Britain, Francis Bacon: Early Works, 2009-2010; Monaco, The Grimaldi Forum Monaco, Francis Bacon: Monaco and French Culture, 2016, no. 22 (illustrated in colour, p. 56 and p. 228); Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Francis Bacon: de Picasso a Velazquez, 2016-2017, pp. 48 and 202, no. 1 (illustrated in colour, p. 49)

Christie’s London

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