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Study Of Henrietta Moraes Laughing

Francis Bacon-Study Of Henrietta Moraes Laughing-1969

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Artwork:
Study Of Henrietta Moraes Laughing
Size:
35.6 x 30.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1969
Marks
Signed, titled and dated 'Study of Henrietta Moraes Laughing Francis Bacon 1969' (on the reverse)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Ianthe Knott, Johannesburg, gift of the artist; Richard Gray Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 2007
Exhibition History :
Paris, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais; Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Francis Bacon, October 1971-May 1972, p. 132, no. 93 (illustrated); New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Francis Bacon: Recent Paintings 1968-1974, March-June 1975, n.p., no. 8 (illustrated in color); London, Tate Gallery; Staatsgalerie Stuttgart; Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Francis Bacon, May 1985-April 1986, pp. 30 and n.p., no. 67 (illustrated and illustrated in color); New York, Gagosian Gallery, Isabel and Other Intimate Strangers: Portraits by Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon, November-December 2008, p. 89 (illustrated in color)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-11-15
Lot Number :
6 C
Low Estimate :
$14,000,000[+36%]*
High Estimate :
$18,000,000[+6%]*
Hammer Price :
$19,000,000
Sold For :
$21,687,500*