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Lincoln Townley

Bacon's Dance of the Macabre

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 USD

Lincoln Townley

Lincoln Townley

Bacon's Dance of the Macabre

Bacon's Dance of the Macabre

Estimate:

50,000 - 70,000 USD

Lot sold:

277,200

USD

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Lincoln Townley

b. 1972

Bacon's Dance of the Macabre



oil on canvas

59¼ by 27⅜ in.

150.5 by 69.5 cm.

Executed in 2020.

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

This work is in excellent condition overall. The areas of heavy impasto appear secure and intact. Upon close inspection, there are embedded paint bristles scattered throughout. Along the upper left quadrant, there is an approximately 1-inch area where the wet impasto has come into contact and adhered to the glass. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed under glass. 


Framed dimensions: 66 by 44 in. (167.6 by 111.8 cm.)


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
Exh. Cat., Venice, Biennale de Venezia, Lincoln Townley: The Banker Collection, London 2022, p. 249, illustrated in color (forthcoming)