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

Title: Study of a Portrait II, after the Life Mask of William Blake, 1991

Technique: Hand Signed and Inscribed Lithograph in Colours on BFK Rives Wove Paper

Paper size: 80 x 60 cm. / 31.5 x 23.6 in.
Image size: 60 x 25 cm. / 23.6 x 9.8 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 also inscribed “E.A” in the lower left margin. Our impression is an “epreuve d’artiste” [artist’s proof] aside from the standard edition of 60.
It was printed by Art Estampe, Paris and published by Libraire Séguier.
The paper bears the BFK Rives watermark in the lower right margin. The publisher’s blindstamp is in the lower left margin.

Literature:
1. Tacou, A. (2008). Francis Bacon: Estampes – Collection Alexandre Tacou. Paris: Bervillé Éditions.
Reference: Tacou 29.
2. Sabatier, B. (2012). Francis Bacon: Oeuvre Graphique – The Graphic Work: Catalogue Raisonné. Paris: JSC Modern Art Gallery.
Reference: Sabatier 27

Condition: Very good condition. Minor handling creases in the lower and upper margin.