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Figure In Movement by FRANCIS BACON

FRANCIS BACON

(BRITISH, 1909 - 1992)

Figure In Movement , 1972

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Materials:

oil and dry transfer lettering on canvas

Measurements:

77.95 in. (198.00 cm.) (height) by 58.27 in. (148.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed, titled and dated 'Figure in movement 1972 Francis Bacon' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:

London, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., Selected European Maters of the 19th and 20th Centuries, 1973, p. 7, no. 2 (illustrated in colour, p. 6). This exhibition later travelled to Toronto, Marlborough-Godard Gallery. Zurich, Marlborough Galerie, Francis Bacon, 1975. New York, Marlborough Gallery Inc., Recent Work: Arikha, Auerbach, Bacon, Botero, Genovés, Grooms, Katz, Kitaj, López-Garcia, Rivers, 1976, p. 2. Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, Francis Bacon: Paintings 1945-1982, 1983, p. 87, no. 30 (illustrated in colour, p. 55; illustrated, p. 87). This exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art and Nagoya, Aichi Prefectural Art Gallery. Monte Carlo, Grimaldi Forum, Francis Bacon: Monaco and French Culture, 2016, p. 226, no. 1 (illustrated in colour, p. 10 and 226).

Literature:

L. Trucchi, Francis Bacon, London 1976, p. 41, no. 163 (illustrated, p. 163). M. Harrison (ed.), Francis Bacon: Catalogue Raisonné Vol. IV 1971-92, London 2016, p. 1028, no. 72-15 (illustrated in colour, p. 1029).

Provenance:

Marlborough International Fine Art, Vaduz (acquired directly from the artist, 13 June 1973). Private Collection, Connecticut. Marlborough Galerie, Zurich. Acquired from the above by the present owner, 5 May 1977.

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