02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Henrietta Moraes on a Blue Couch, 1965

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Henrietta Moraes on a Blue Couch, 1965. Oil on canvas, 198 x 147 cm. Purchased from Ronald K. Greenberg, 1979, 1979.603, Manchester Art Gallery © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Figure Study I, 1945–1946

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Figure Study I, 1945–1946, oil on canvas, 123 x 105.5 cm. Accepted by HM Government in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 1998, GMA 3941, National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland.
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh VI, 1957

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh VI, 1957, oil on canvas, 198.1 x 142.2 cm, purchased from the Hanover Gallery, 1957, AC 424, Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection.
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992) at Tate

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Three Figures and Portrait, 1975, Oil and pastel on canvas, 198.1 x 147.3 cm, Purchased 1977, T02112, Tate © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Tate. Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Study for Portrait II (after the Life Mask of William Blake), 1955, Oil on canvas, 61 x 50.8 cm, Purchased 1979, T02414, Tate © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Tate. Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Seated Figure, 1961, Oil on canvas, 165.1 x 142.2... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Painting, 1950

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Painting, 1950, oil on canvas, 198.1 x 132.1 cm, purchased with the assistance of the Leeds Art Collections Fund, 1951, LEEAG.PA.1951.0015.LACF, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds Museums and Galleries © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Bridgeman Images
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02 décembre 2017

Francis Bacon (1909–1992) at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia

Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Robert J. Sainsbury, 1955, oil on canvas, 114.7 x 99.3 cm, gift from Robert and Lisa Sainsbury. Part of the Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Collection, RLS 3, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia © the estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2017. Photo credit: Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia Francis Bacon (1909–1992), Three Studies for a Portrait of Isabel Rawsthorne (panel 1 of 3), 1965, oil on... [Lire la suite]

17 novembre 2017

Bacon portrait of Freud to be shown for the first time since 1965

Francis Bacon, Study for Portrait of Lucian Freud, 1964. The Lewis Collection © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS, London. Photo: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd. LONDON.- A large-scale painting by Francis Bacon of his friend Lucian Freud is to be shown in Tate Britain’s landmark exhibition All Too Human in February 2018. The work was only seen in public shortly after it was completed – firstly in London in 1964 and then in Hamburg and Stockholm in 1965. It has since remained in private hands and has... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2017

Major works by Bacon and Freud on display in first 'School of London' exhibition in New York

London Painters installation view, Photograph by Maris Hutchinson. vNEW YORK, NY.- London Painters brings together works by a small group of artists who have commonly been identified as the main proponents of the so-called “School of London”: Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, David Hockney, R.B. Kitaj and Leon Kossoff. Through a selection of self-portraits, depictions of their loyal, sometimes shared sitters and London scenes, the show explores the artists’ dedication to the figure and... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2017

Francis Bacon's 'Three Studies of George Dyer' makes first public appearance in 50 years at Sotheby's

Francis Bacon, Three Studies of George Dyer. Oil on canvas, in three parts. Estimate $35/45 million. Lot sold 38,614,000 USD © 2017 Estate of Francis Bacon / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on 16 November 2017 will be led by Francis Bacon’s Three Studies of George Dyer, a rare triptych that shows the artist at the height of his power. George Dyer was a singular figure in Bacon’s work appearing in over forty paintings, with as many created following... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2017

Christie's to offer landmark Francis Bacon painting to be seen in public for first time in 45 years

Francis Bacon, Study of Red Pope, 1962, 2nd Version, 1971. Oil on canvas. 78 x 58⅛ in (198 x 147.5cm). Estimate on Request. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. LONDON.- This October, during London’s Frieze Week, Christie’s will present Francis Bacon’s landmark painting Study of Red Pope 1962. 2nd version 1971, unseen in public for 45 years. It stands as the grand finale to his celebrated body of Papal portraits and is the only painting that unites the Pope with his greatest love George Dyer, who is depicted... [Lire la suite]