Francis Bacon: From Picasso to Velázquez

An exhibition of almost 80 works including some of the most important and yet least exhibited paintings by this British artist born in Ireland, alongside the works of the classic masters from French and Spanish culture who played a huge role in his career.
, 'Study of a Bull,' 1991, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Francis Bacon

Study of a Bull, 1991

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

, 'Portrait of Michel Leiris,' 1976, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Francis Bacon

Portrait of Michel Leiris, 1976

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

, 'Three Studies for a Crucifixion,' 1962, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Francis Bacon

Three Studies for a Crucifixion, 1962

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

, 'Biste d'homme dans un cadre,' ca. 1946, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Alberto Giacometti

Biste d'homme dans un cadre, ca. 1946

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

, 'Composition (Figure féminine sur un plage),' 1927, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Pablo Picasso

Composition (Figure féminine sur un plage), 1927

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

, 'Study after Velazquez,' 1950, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Francis Bacon

Study after Velazquez, 1950

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

, 'The Buffoon el Primo,' 1644, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Diego Velázquez

The Buffoon el Primo, 1644

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

, 'Study for Self-Portrait,' 1981, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Francis Bacon

Study for Self-Portrait, 1981

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao