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Head I

Francis Bacon-Head I-1958

Sell Through Rate: 50%

Artwork:
Head I
Size:
60.5 x 50.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1958
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Hanover Gallery, London, Richard Feigen Gallery, Chicago, World House Galleries, New York, Charles Williams, London, Piccadilly Gallery, London, Erik Estorick, London, Sale: Finarte Milan Anon 22 November 1961 Lot 102, Galleria d'Arte Galatea, Turin, Private Collection USA, Galleria Cafiso d'Arte Milan, Sale: Christie's London, Anon 30 June 1988 Lot 583, Private Collection, Geneva, Galerie Fayt, Belgium, Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1990
Exhibition History :
Chicago, Richard Feigen Gallery, Francis Bacon: 12 Paintings 1947-1958 1959 n.p. no. 12 (text), Chicago, Richard Feigen Gallery, New Acquisitions 1959-60 n.p. no. 3 (text), Milan, Galleria d'Arte Galatea, Francis Bacon 1962 n.p. no. 8 (text)

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2015-10-15
Lot Number :
43
Low Estimate :
$1,865,680[0%]*
High Estimate :
$2,798,510[-33%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,865,680
Sold For :
$2,246,580*

Christie's London

Date:
2014-07-01
Lot Number :
43
Low Estimate :
$4,263,300
High Estimate :
$5,968,600
Hammer Price :
Not sold