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Three Studies For a Portrait by FRANCIS BACON

FRANCIS BACON

(BRITISH, 1909 - 1992)

Three Studies For a Portrait , 1976

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Materials:

oil on canvas

Measurements:

13.98 in. (35.50 cm.) (height) by 12.01 in. (30.50 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

each

Description:

in three parts

Markings:

1) signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Study for Portrait Left panel from front Francis Bacon 1976.' (on the reverse); 2) signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Study for a portrait Center Panel Francis Bacon 1976.' (on the reverse); 3) signed, titled, inscribed and dated 'Study for Portrait right panel from Front Francis Bacon 1976.' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Francis Bacon: oeuvres récentes, 1977, no. 16 (illustrated in color, unpaged).

Literature:

M. Harrison and R. Daniels (eds.), Francis Bacon: Catalogue Raisonné: Volume IV 1971-92, London 2016, p. 1114, no. 76-13 (illustrated in color, pp. 1114-1115).

Provenance:

Marlborough International Fine Art, Vaduz. Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York. Private Collection, Europe (acquired from the above in 1977). Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1994.

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