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Study For A Head

Francis Bacon-Study For A Head-1952

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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Study For A Head
Size:
66 x 56 cm
Medium :
Oil and sand on canvas
Creation Year:
1952
Marks
Inscribed with artist's symbol
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Beaux Arts Gallery, London; Bernard H. Friedman, New York; Sanford Friedman, New York (gift from the previous); Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired from the previous); Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1975
Exhibition History :
Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, The Richard and Jane Lang Collection, February - April 1984, pp. 12-13, no. 1, illustrated; Norwich, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia; Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum; and Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Francis Bacon: Paintings in the 1950s, September 2006 - July 2007, p. 102, no. 28, illustrated in color

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2019-05-16
Lot Number :
9
Low Estimate :
$20,000,000[+120%]*
High Estimate :
$30,000,000[+47%]*
Hammer Price :
$44,000,000
Sold For :
$50,380,000*