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FRANCIS BACON 1909-1992
Dublin 1909-1992 Madrid (Irish / British)

Title: Oresteia of Aeschylus | L’Orestie d’Eschyle, 1981

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in Colours on Arches Wove Paper

Paper size: 54 x 103.4 cm. / 21.3 x 40.7 in.
Image size: 40.3 x 95 cm. / 15.9 x 37.4 in.

Additional Information: This original lithograph in colours is hand signed in pencil by the artist “Francis Bacon” at the lower right margin.
It is hand numbered from the edition of 150, at the lower left margin. There were also a small number of artist’s proofs aside from the standard edition.
It was printed by Arts Litho, Paris and published by Éditions de la Différence, Paris in 1981.
The paper bears the printer’s blindstamp and a partial Arches watermark in the lower left corner.

Literature:
1. Sabatier, B. (2012). Francis Bacon: Oeuvre Graphique – The Graphic Work: Catalogue Raisonné. Paris: JSC Modern Art Gallery.
Reference: Sabatier 16
2. Tacou, A. Francis Bacon, Estampes. Editions Bervillé.
Reference: Tacou 12

Condition: Excellent condition. A very soft handling crease in the lower left margin.