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    Sale 2187

    Prints & Multiples

    22 July 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    FRANCIS BACON

    Oedipus and the Sphinx, after Ingres

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    FRANCIS BACON
    Oedipus and the Sphinx, after Ingres
    lithograph in colors, 1984, on wove paper, presumably a proof aside from the signed edition of 150, published by Editions de la Différence, Paris, with full margins, surface soiling, occasional scuffing and foxing, minor creasing throughout, the palest mat staining, pale moisture staining in places along the left sheet edge, a tear at the upper left sheet corner measuring ½-in., registration pinholes at the sheet corners, an abrasion at the reverse of the lower left sheet edge
    L. 45½ x 33¾ in. (1156 x 857 mm.)
    S. 47½ x 35½ in. (1207 x 902 mm.)


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