Collection of 32 drawings and 6 works on paper by Francis Bacon

A group of 32 drawings mostly oil on paper.

Details

Medium:
Oil, pen & graphite on paper
Art Fund grant:
£50,000 ( Total: £249,000)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Private vendor

6 works on paper including loose pages from a sketchbook and two pages from a boxing publication with illustrations of Jack Dempsey and Joe Beckett and Georges Carpentier over painted by Bacon.

Provenance

Given by artist to present owner in late 1950s/early 1960s

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