1 October 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
Francis Bacon (1909-1992)
Poster for the Metropolitan Museum of Art
lithograph in colours, 1975, on wove paper, signed in ink, numbered 19/170 (there were also two hundred without text), published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, presumably the full sheet, apparently in very good condition, not examined out of the frame
L. 1147 x 860 mm., S. 1585 x 1105 mm.
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