Francis Bacon (British, 1909-1992) Étude pour une corrida Lithograph in colours, 1971, on Arches wove paper, signed in felt-tip pen, numbered 139/150 in pencil, printed by Arte, published by Musée du Grand Palais, Paris, the full sheet, the signature slightly faded, otherwise in good conditionImage 1260 x 1150mm. (49 5/8 x 45 1/4in.); Sheet 1600 x 1200mm. (63 x 47 1/4in.)

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Lot 110AR
Francis Bacon
(British, 1909-1992)
Étude pour une corrida

Sold for £ 35,000 (US$ 45,977) inc. premium
Francis Bacon (British, 1909-1992)
Étude pour une corrida (Sabatier 10)
Lithograph in colours, 1971, on Arches wove paper, signed in felt-tip pen, numbered 139/150 in pencil, printed by Arte, published by Musée du Grand Palais, Paris, the full sheet, the signature slightly faded, otherwise in good condition

Image 1260 x 1150mm. (49 5/8 x 45 1/4in.); Sheet 1600 x 1200mm. (63 x 47 1/4in.)

Footnotes

  • This lithograph was produced for the New York Metropolitan Museum retrospective in 1971, after the 1969 painting Study for a Bullfight No.1.

    It is about death. But it's about death in the sunlight, and for me that does conjure up all kinds of images.
    Francis Bacon
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