Francis Bacon - L’ Homme au Lavabo


Figure at a washbasin

Etching & Aquatint in colours, 1978, on Arches paper, signed by the artist in pencil. This is printed on a half sheet of a printed page and folded over to be framed, with the blindstamp of the Publisher, below right.

Edition: XLVI

There was an edition of 100 copies with Arabic numbering and 46 copies with Roman numbering from which our example comes. There were no artists proofs or Hors Commerce copies made

Literature: Bruno Sabatier: Francis Bacon: Oeuvre Graphique (Catalogue Raisonee) Number 3

Francis Bacon: Estampes - collection Alexandre Tacou Number 35

Published by: Editions Georges Vivat et Cie (Paris)

Printed by: Georges Visat et Cie (Paris)

Size: plate: 475 by 363 mm 18 3/4 by 14 1/4 in

sheet: 675 by 520 mm 26 1/2 by 20 1/2 in

Note: This item was a bookplate in: “Francis Bacon ou les ultimes convulsions de l’humaine” in the book “Requiem pour la fine des tennis” which has a text by Eddy Batch.

Condition: In good condition.