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Three Studies For Portrait of George Dyer (On Light Ground)

Francis Bacon-Three Studies For Portrait of George Dyer (On Light Ground)-1964

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Three Studies For Portrait of George Dyer (On Light Ground)
Size:
35.5 x 30 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1964
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Set of 3
Provenance :
Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris (acquired from the above in 1965); Odyssia Skouras, New York; Galleria Galatea, Turin; Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1970
Exhibition History :
London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., Francis Bacon: Recent Paintings, 1965, n.p., no. 1, illustrated in colour Paris, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais; and Dusseldorf, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Francis Bacon: Retrospective, 1971-72, p. 125, no. 53, illustrated; Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Francis Bacon, 1993, n.p., no. 33, illustrated in colour; London, Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., Francis Bacon: Small Portrait Studies, 1993, n.p., no. 4, illustrated in colour; New Haven, The Yale Center for British Art; Minneapolis, The Minneapolis Insitute of Arts; San Francisco, The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco; and Fort Worth, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Francis Bacon: A Retrospective Exhibition, 1999, p. 137, illustrated in colour; Milan, Palazzo Reale, Bacon, 2008, pp. 126-27, no. 34, illustrated in colour

Sotheby's London

Date:
2014-06-30
Lot Number :
15
Low Estimate :
$25,572,000[+58%]*
High Estimate :
$34,096,000[+19%]*
Hammer Price :
$40,489,000
Sold For :
$45,712,460*