Bacon, Soutine, Dubuffet: Celebrating Works From a Distinguished Private Collection | In The Gallery

London | March & June 2024

Presented in partnership with United Kingdom Sotheby's International Realty, Sotheby’s is honoured to present a group of works from a Distinguished Private Collection, offered in London across several sales in March and June 2024, led by the March Modern & Contemporary Art Evening and Day Auctions, and highlighted by Francis Bacon’s Study of George Dyer.

Revealing an exacting eye for quality and evincing an eloquent narrative of expressionist figuration, the artworks gathered in this collection encapsulate an enduring fascination with portraiture and the human condition. Principally surveying the thrilling developments in Modern art that took place in painting and sculpture during the twentieth century, these works embody many of the stylistic and technical hallmarks of the artistic masters working at the time. In the diverse range of media presented here, a common thread is clearly discernible: the human form.

These paintings, drawings and sculptures are all by artists who have reached the peak of their powers and seek in their depictions to convey the emotions and forces that govern and dictate the human condition.

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