FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS
FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS
FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS
FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS
FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS
FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS
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FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS

FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS

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Description

Property from a Private American Collection

FRANCIS BACON

1909 - 1992

STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS


signed, titled and dated 1986 on the reverse

oil, pastel and aerosol paint on canvas 

198 by 147.5 cm. 78 by 58 in.

Condition Report

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Saleroom Notice

This lot has been withdrawn from the sale.

Provenance

Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London 

Private Collection

Private Collection, Chicago 

Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Literature

M. Leiris, Francis Bacon, Paris 1987, n.p., no. 154, illustrated in colour

A. Sinclair, Francis Bacon: His Life and Violent Times, London 1993, p. 271, text

W. Schmeid, Francis Bacon: Commitment and Conflict, Munich and New York 1996, n.p., no. 59, illustrated in colour

W. Feaver, ‘Scrambled heads and Bacon’, The Observer, 1996, p. 12, illustrated

P. Hensher, ‘The Brit pack’, The Mail on Sunday, 1996, p. 33, illustrated

C. Domino, Francis Bacon: Taking Reality by Surprise, London 1997, p. 48, illustrated in colour

C. Domino, Bacon, Monstre de Peinture, Paris 1996 and London 1997, p. 48, illustrated in colour

D. Sylvester, Looking Back at Francis Bacon, London 2000, p. 161, no. 124, illustrated

M. Cappock, Francis Bacon’s Studio, London 2005, p. 55, no. 92, illustrated in colour

Exh. Cat., London, Tate Britain (and travelling), Francis Bacon, 2008-09, p. 39, illustrated in colour (installation view, Francis Bacon, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens, Washington, 1989)

R. Arya, Francis Bacon: Critical and Theoretical Perspectives, New York 2012, p. 157 illustrated

R. Arya, Francis Bacon: Painting in a Godless World, London 2012, p. 124, text

D. Sylvester, Interviews with Francis Bacon, New York 2012, p. 177, no. 134, illustrated

M. Harrison, Ed., Francis Bacon: Catalogue Raisonné, Volume IV. 1971-92, London 2016, p. 1320, no. 86-06, illustrated in colour

Exhibited

New York, Marlborough Gallery, Francis Bacon: Paintings of the Eighties, May – July 1987, p. 41, no. 13, illustrated in colour

Paris, Galerie Lelong, Francis Bacon, Peinture Recentes, September – November 1987, n.p., no. 5, illustrated in colour

Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens, Smithsonian Institution; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Francis Bacon, October 1989 – August 1990, n.p., no. 56, illustrated in colour

Madrid, Galeria Marlborough; and New York, Marlborough Gallery, Francis Bacon: Paintings 1981- 1991, October – April 1993, p. 31, no. 5, illustrated in colour (cover)

Venice, Museo Correr, Francis Bacon: Figurable, June – October 1993, p. 77, no. 30, illustrated in colour

Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou; and Munich, Haus der Kunst, Francis Bacon, June 1996 –January 1997, p. 223, no. 83, illustrated in colour

Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Francis Bacon, January – April 1998, n.p., no. 34, illustrated in colour

FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS
Property from a Private American Collection
FRANCIS BACON | STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS
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