London, South Kensington
9 April 2009
Francis Bacon (1909-1992)
Oedipus and The Sphinx, After Ingres
lithograph in colours, 1984, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 142/150 (there were also several proofs), published by Editions de la Différence, Paris, with full margins, two small areas of minor scuffing in the upper image, faint adhesive tape staining in the upper margin, occasional pale water staining in the lower left margin, otherwise in generally very good condition
L. 1170 x 860 mm., S. 1275 x 900 mm.
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