• Prints & Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 2309

    Prints & Multiples

    26 - 27 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 254

    FRANCIS BACON (1909-1992)

    Portrait of John Edwards, from Triptych (1986-87)

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    FRANCIS BACON (1909-1992)
    Portrait of John Edwards, from Triptych (1986-87)
    etching and aquatint in colors, 1986-87, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 97/99 (there were also 15 artist's proofs in Roman numerals), published by Ediçiones Polígrafa, Barcelona, with full margins, pale light- and mat staining, pale foxing, a minor unobtrusive abrasion at the left of the subject measuring 1/8-in., otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 25½ x 19¼ in. (648 x 489 mm.)
    S. 35¼ x 25¾ in. (895 x 654 mm.)


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