Francis Bacon - Three Studies of Male Back (One Work - night hand panel of the triptych)
Original Lithograph, in colours, 1987 , on Arches paper, signed by the artist in pencil.
Edition: 99. There were also a small unknown number of “Hors Commerce” and Artists Proofs also made.
Literature: Bruno Sabatier: Francis Bacon: Oeuvre Graphique (Catalogue Raisonee) Number 21 (Pages 78 & 79)
Alexandre Tacou 21
Published by: Michael Peppiatt for the review Art international
Printed by: Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
Size: image: 650 by 450mm 23¾ by 17⅝in; sheet: 805 by 590mm 31¾ by 23¼in
Note: Alexandre Tacou created a celebrated collection of prints by Francis Bacon which was virtually complete. A catalogue of the collection was published by Collections de St-Cyprien in 2008. Our very piece (Edition 30/99) is illustrated on page 21
1) From the Collection of the Tacou Family
2) Collection particulière, Paris (acquired directly from the above)
3) Sothebys, London - At which several works from the Alexandre Tacou collection were sold