2 April 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,000
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
Francis Bacon (1909-1992)
Figure at Washbasin, from Requiem pour la Fin des Temps
etching and aquatint in colours, 1976, on Arches, signed in pencil, aside from the edition of one hundred (there were also 46 artist's proofs), published by G. Visat, Paris, with wide margins, a deckle edge above, some minor creasing, pale discolouration towards the sheet edges, otherwise in good condition
P. 470 x 362 mm., S. 658 x 502 mm.
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