Full Details for Lot 2045
Sale BACON Lot 2045
Francis Bacon, Study for a portrait, oil on canvas, 14" x 12". This study is painted in dark colours with white highlights, on a dark green ground. Although the identity of the sitter cannot be firmly established, there are marked similarities to other studies of Lucian Freud. See 'Francis Bacon Portraits & Heads', plate 47 'Study for Head of Lucian Freud 1967', private collection; and Bacon "Portraits & Self Portraits" with introduction by Milan Kundera' plates 80, 81, and 82; Also a photograph in this sale lot 2018 three studies for a portrait of Lucien Freud.
Estimate £ 12,000-18,000
Sold for £400000
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