Francis Bacon

British, 1909–1992

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Francis Bacon’s visceral, macabre portraits express the widespread anxieties of post-war Europe and the artist’s own personal demons. Bacon painted howling abstracted faces and crucifixes in claustrophobia-inducing settings, made all the more …

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Triptych 1986-1987: right panel (after, Triptych 1986-1987) (S. 6, T. 22), 1986-1987
Etching and aquatint in colours, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 65.5 x 48.9 cm (25 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.) S. 89.6 x 62.6 cm (35 1/4 x 24 5/8 in.)
Jan 19, 2023Phillips
Triptych 1986-1987: right panel (after, Triptych 1986-1987) (S. 6, T. 22), 1986-1987
Etching and aquatint in colours, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 65.5 x 48.9 cm (25 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.) S. 89.6 x 62.6 cm (35 1/4 x 24 5/8 in.)
Jan 19, 2023
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 169
Seated Figure (after, Study for a Portrait 1981) (S. 5, T. 15), 1981
Etching and aquatint in colours, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 72.7 x 54 cm (28 5/8 x 21 1/4 in.) S. 101.3 x 70.8 cm (39 7/8 x 27 7/8 in.)
Jan 19, 2023Phillips
Seated Figure (after, Study for a Portrait 1981) (S. 5, T. 15), 1981
Etching and aquatint in colours, on Arches paper, with full margins.
I. 72.7 x 54 cm (28 5/8 x 21 1/4 in.) S. 101.3 x 70.8 cm (39 7/8 x 27 7/8 in.)
Jan 19, 2023
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 21
Étude d'après le portrait du Pape Innocent X par Velázquez (after, Study for Portrait of Pope Innocent X after Velásquez, 1965) (S. 14, T. 9), 1965
Lithograph in colours, on Arches paper, with trimmed margins.
I. 95.4 x 69 cm (37 1/2 x 27 1/8 in.) S. 108 x 77 cm (42 1/2 x 30 3/8 in.)
Jan 19, 2023Phillips
Étude d'après le portrait du Pape Innocent X par Velázquez (after, Study for Portrait of Pope Innocent X after Velásquez, 1965) (S. 14, T. 9), 1965
Lithograph in colours, on Arches paper, with trimmed margins.
I. 95.4 x 69 cm (37 1/2 x 27 1/8 in.) S. 108 x 77 cm (42 1/2 x 30 3/8 in.)
Jan 19, 2023
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 20
Deuxième version du triptyque 1944 (after, Second Version of the Triptych, 1944) (S. 24, T. 25), 1944
The complete set of three lithographs in colours, on Arches Infinity paper, with full margins.
all I. 62.5 x 46.4 cm (24 5/8 x 18 1/4 in.) all S. 75.5 x 56.1 cm (29 3/4 x 22 1/8 in.)
Jan 19, 2023Phillips
Deuxième version du triptyque 1944 (after, Second Version of the Triptych, 1944) (S. 24, T. 25), 1944
The complete set of three lithographs in colours, on Arches Infinity paper, with full margins.
all I. 62.5 x 46.4 cm (24 5/8 x 18 1/4 in.) all S. 75.5 x 56.1 cm (29 3/4 x 22 1/8 in.)
Jan 19, 2023
Phillips • London
Evening & Day Editions
Lot 19
Seated Figure, 1983
etching and aquatint in colours
102 x 71 cm
Dec 13, 2022Bonhams
Seated Figure, 1983
etching and aquatint in colours
102 x 71 cm
Dec 13, 2022
Bonhams • London, New Bond Street
Prints and Multiples
Lot 68
Seated Figure (Sabatier 5), 1983
Etching and aquatint in colours, on wove paper
71.0 x 101.5 cm
Dec 13, 2022Bonhams
Seated Figure (Sabatier 5), 1983
Etching and aquatint in colours, on wove paper
71.0 x 101.5 cm
Dec 13, 2022
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 68
TROIS ETUDES POUR UN AUTOPORTRAIT (D'APRES TROIS ETUDES POUR UN AUTOPORTRAIT, 1990
trois lithographie en couleurs sur une même feuille de papier arches
52 x 94 cm
Nov 23, 2022Bonhams
TROIS ETUDES POUR UN AUTOPORTRAIT (D'APRES TROIS ETUDES POUR UN AUTOPORTRAIT, 1990
trois lithographie en couleurs sur une même feuille de papier arches
52 x 94 cm
Nov 23, 2022
Bonhams • Paris, Avenue Hoche
Estampes & Multiples
Lot 40
Three Studies for Portrait of Lucian Freud, 1964
oil on canvas
30.5 x 35.6 cm
Nov 17, 2022Sotheby's
Three Studies for Portrait of Lucian Freud, 1964
oil on canvas
30.5 x 35.6 cm
Nov 17, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Evening Auction
Lot 120
Three Studies for Self-Portrait, 1979
oil on canvas
30.5 x 35.6 cm
Nov 9, 2022Christie's
Three Studies for Self-Portrait, 1979
oil on canvas
30.5 x 35.6 cm
Nov 9, 2022
Christie's
Live Auction 22010 Visionary: The Paul G. Allen Collection Part I
Lot 52
Seated Figure, 1983
etching and aquatint in colors, on Guarro paper
54.0 x 72.5 cm
Oct 28, 2022Christie's
Seated Figure, 1983
etching and aquatint in colors, on Guarro paper
54.0 x 72.5 cm
Oct 28, 2022
Christie's
Live Auction 20977 Prints and Multiples
Lot 79
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