A 1963 female nude by Francis Bacon may raise as much as $30 million at an auction next month.
Francis Bacon’s painting of his lover fetched 42.2 million pounds ($70.3 million) yesterday, boosting Christie’s evening sale of postwar and contemporary art in London.
A 1961 female nude by Francis Bacon may raise $15 million at auction next month as owners regain confidence in the market for the U.K.’s most expensive artist.
According to new archaeological evidence, human beings have been using paint for 100,000 years.
There were several astonishing aspects to the sale of “Three Studies of Lucian Freud’’ by Francis Bacon at Christie’s International in New York.
Last year, David Hockney reminisced to me about Francis Bacon, characterizing him as “the first intelligent painter I met who dismissed a lot of abstract art.”
A record Salvador Dali painting and a triptych by Francis Bacon last night boosted a sell-out auction at Sotheby’s London as collectors snapped up 20th-century art from a private collection.
"Study for Head of Lucian."
- Francis Bacon on Jul 01, 2014