This work is part of a collection of late 20th-century British paintings donated through the Art Fund to four galleries.
Portrait of Francis Bacon by Maggi Hambling, 1985
© The artist
- Oil on canvas
- 38 x 28.2 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Anonymous through The Art Fund
All eight paintings take as their subject the human figure. The five works that are now at the Ashmolean enable the museum to show some of the main trends in British figurative painting of the last 20 years.