Original Lithograph in colours,1977, on Arches watermarked paper, with full margins, signed by the artist in felt tip pen, H.Deschamps Lith in plate, lower right and
Mourlot Imp. Lower left)
Edition: 180 There were also some HC & EA copies made
Francis Bacon: Estampes - collection Alexandre Tacou Number 8
Bruno Sabatier, Francis Bacon: The Graphic Work, no. 13
Miguel Orozco “The Complete Prints of Francis Bacon Catalogue Raisonné” No 2
Size: Paper size: 102 x 72.5 cms ; Image size 85 x 63.5 cms
Printed by: Mourlot Freres, , Paris, (HenriDeschamps graveur/chromist.
Published by: Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris, France
Note: This painting was used for the poster announcing the exhibition “Francis Bacon – Œuvres Recentes” held in Paris, at Galerie Claude Bernard, 5-7-9 rue des Beaux-Arts,
Paris VI between January 19 and March 26, 1977, where the painting was first unveiled.
The prototype was an oil, sand and dry transfer lettering on canvas made in 1976 and later sold by Sothebys in 2012 for US$44,882,500
Category Francis Bacon