Francis Bacon - Study of a human body after Ingres
Original Lithograph in colours, 1984, on Arches paper, with full margins, signed by the artist in pencil.
Edition: From the signed and numbered edition of 180 - There were also some HC copies made
Literature: Francis Bacon: Estampes - collection Alexandre Tacou Number 18 ; Bruno Sabatier, Francis Bacon: The Graphic Work, no. 19.
Note: The prototype for this was a Diptych in Oil, pastel and dry transfer lettering, on canvas made in 1982. The work is now in Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Since his death Bacon’s reputation and market value have grown steadily, and his work is among the most acclaimed, expensive and sought-after.
Published by: Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
Size: Image: 620 x 461 mm; Paper: 886 x 605 mm.