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Rug

Francis Bacon-Rug-1929

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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Rug
Size:
206 x 127 cm
Medium :
Wool
Creation Year:
1929
Marks
Signed with artist's initials 'F.B.' (lower right)
Category :
Tapestry
Artwork Details :
Executed circa 1929
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 :
London, Tate Britain, Francis Bacon: Early Works, 2009-2010; Paris, Musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Decorum: Carpets and Tapestries by Artists, 2013-2014. This exhibition later travelled to Shanghai, Power Station of Art

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-10-04
Lot Number :
52
Low Estimate :
$92,320[+86%]*
High Estimate :
$131,885[+30%]*
Hammer Price :
$171,450
Sold For :
$214,313*