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Study for a Head
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Study for a Head

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About the object

oil and sand on canvas
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NY, US
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medium

Oil and sand on canvas

creator

Bacon, Francis

dimensions

26 by 22 in. 66 by 56 cm.

exhibition

Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, The Richard and Jane Lang Collection, February - April 1984, pp. 12-13, no. 1, illustrated Norwich, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia; Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum; and Buffalo, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Francis Bacon: Paintings in the 1950s, September 2006 - July 2007, p. 102, no. 28, illustrated in color

literature

Ronald Alley, Francis Bacon, London, 1964, n.p., no. 43, illustrated and p. 61 (text) Chiyo Ishikawa, ed., A Community of Collectors: 75th Anniversary Gifts to the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, 2008, p. 40, illustrated in color Martin Harrison, ed., Francis Bacon: Catalogue Raisonné, Volume II, 1929-57, London, 2016, pp. 266-267, no. 52-07, illustrated in color

provenance

Beaux Arts Gallery, London Bernard H. Friedman, New York Sanford Friedman, New York (gift from the above) Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York (acquired from the above) Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1975

signedDate

Inscribed with artist's symbol

artist_range_end

1992

artist_range_start

1909

consignmentDesignation

Works from the Collection of Richard E. Lang and Jane Lang Davis

creator_nationality_dates

1909 - 1992


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