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Study of a Human Body After Ingres 1994

Francis Bacon

Limited Edition Print : Lithograph on Arches Watermarked Paper
Size : 34.88x23.82 in  |  89x61 cm
Edition : From the edition of 180

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Hand SignedSigned By the Artist in Pencil 

Condition Excellent 

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Provenance / HistoryProvenance: Marlborough Graphics, Madrid - Reference GMOM 11416 -0 Their label verso. 

Story / Additional InfoTitle: Study of a human body after Ingres. Medium: Original Lithograph in colours,1984, on Arches watermarked paper, with full margins, signed by the artist in pencil. There were also some HC copies made. Literature: Francis Bacon: Estampes - collection Alexandre Tacou Number 18. Bruno Sabatier, Francis Bacon: The Graphic Work, no. 19.
Size: Image: 620 x 461 mm; Paper: 886 x 605 mm. Published by: Galerie Lelong, Paris. Note: The prototype for this was a Diptych in Oil, pastel and dry transfer lettering, on canvas made in 1982. The work is now in Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Since his death Bacon’s reputation and market value have grown steadily, and his work is among the most acclaimed, expensive and sought-after. 

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Art Brokerage: Francis Bacon Irish Artist. b. 1909-1992. Bacon was an Irish artist and one of the most unique, engaging figurative painters to emerge during the post-war period. His grotesque imagery—contorted limbs, howling mouths agape, blood—served as method of exploring nihilism and death at a time when Europe had been repeatedly savaged by war. Inspired by both the Old Masters and Surrealism, Bacon produced several compositions based on the work of other painters, notably including his arresting Study After Velazquez’s Portrait of Pope Innocent X (1953). In this iconic work, Bacon transforms Diego Velazquez’s classic portrait into a screaming, terrifying figure. “I feel ever so strongly that an artist must be nourished by his passions and his despairs,” he once said. “The feelings of desperation and unhappiness are more useful to an artist than the feeling of contentment, because desperation and unhappiness stretch your whole sensibility.” Born on October 28, 1909 in Dublin, Ireland, the self-taught artist moved to London to escape a hostile home life. Bacon became part of the local art scene in the British capital, which included his friends Lucian Freud, Isabel Lambert, and John Deakin. After the death of Bacon’s lover in 1972, his work became even more personalized, with a renewed focus on mortality. In 1963, a retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum in New York brought international prestige, which continued until his death on April 28, 1992 in Madrid, Spain. Today, his works are held in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Tate Gallery in London, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Hugh Lane in Dublin, and the Albertina in Vienna, among others. Listings wanted.

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