FRANCIS BACON IN THE DOORWAY OF HIS STUDIO, 1984
Silver print, printed 1987. Signed, dedicated and annotated in blue ink on the verso. Matted and framed.
image: 30.5 by 20.4cm.;12 by 8in.
sheet: 33.7 by 24cm.; 13¼by 9½in.
This silver print is in very good to excellent condition. On Agfa paper. This print has been mounted to card with tape at upper and lower edge of print verso; upper tape detached from card. A couple of handling marks across print, and very soft undulation of paper where the tape is affixed, as well as a couple of retouching marks, all of which only visible in raking light.
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A gift from the Artist to the present owner