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Triptych

Francis Bacon-Triptych-1976

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Triptych
Size:
198 x 147.5 cm
Medium :
Oil and pastel on canvas
Creation Year:
1976
Marks
Signed, titled and dated 1976 on the reverse of the right panel; titled and dated 1976 on the reverse of the center panel
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
In 3 parts
Provenance :
Marlborough Gallery, London; Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1977
Exhibition History :
Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Francis Bacon: Recent Works, January - March 1977, illustrated in color on the front and back cover. Kassel, Museum Fridericianum, Documenta 6, June - October 1977, vol. I, p.50, illustrated and p. 51, illustrated in color (detail, center panel). Madrid, Fundacion Juan March; Barcelona, Fundacio Joan Miro, Centre d'Estudis d'Art Contemporani, Francis Bacon, April - July 1978, cat. no. 11, p. 26, illustrated in color (Madrid) and pp. 42-44, illustrated in color (Barcelona). London, Tate Gallery; Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie; Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Francis Bacon, May 1985 - April 1986, cat. no. 98, illustrated in color (London only). Moscow, New Tretyakov Gallery, Francis Bacon: Paintings, September - November 1988, cat. no. 27. Paris, Musee du Louvre, Polyptyques: le tableau multiple du Moyen-Age au vingtieme siecle, March - July 1990, cat. no. 63, pp. 260-61, illustrated in color. Lugano, Museo d'Arte Moderna, Francis Bacon, March - May 1993, cat. no. 47, p. 100, illustrated in color and p. 156, illustrated. Saint-Paul, Fondation Maeght, Bacon - Freud Expressions, July - October 1995, cat. no. 22, p. 75, illustrated in color. Paris, Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou; Munich, Haus der Kunst, Francis Bacon, June 1996 - January 1997, cat. no. 71, p. 198, illustrated in color and p. 307, illustrated (installation at Galerie Claude Bernard with the artist, 1977). Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst, Francis Bacon, January - April 1998, cat. no. 30, illustrated in color. New Haven, Yale Center for British Art; Minneapolis Institute of Arts; San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor; Fort Worth, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Francis Bacon: a Retrospective, January - October 1999, pl. 57, pp. 184-186, illustrated in color. London, Gagosian Gallery, Francis Bacon: Triptychs, June - August 2006, n.p., illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2008-05-14
Lot Number :
33
Low Estimate :
$77,000,000[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$77,000,000
Sold For :
$86,281,000*