Francis Bacon

English 1909-1992. Francis Bacon was a prominent, engaging, and unique figurative painter of the post-war period. He was famous for his unsettling and raw imagery featuring blood and deformed limbs, which formed the basis of inspecting death and nihilism especially, during the time of war. He mainly focused on the human form of paintings. Francis Bacon’s subjects often consisted of portraits of close friends and popes, crucifixions, and self-portraits. The abstract imagery in his artworks was sometimes in isolated geometric forms as well. Through his distinct style, Bacon established his image as a well-known contemporary artist. The artist was inspired by the surrealist artists and produced works of other artists as well. One notable example is the 1953 Study After Velazquez’s Portrait of Pope Innocent X. Through his artwork the Francis Bacon transfigures Diego Velazquez’s Portrait of Pope Innocent X into a scary and howling figure. Francis Bacon often stated that unhappy and desperate feelings are beneficial for artists as opposed to contentment. The painter was born in Dublin in Ireland and escaped to London to move away from his hostile living conditions. The self-taught painter soon joined the local artists in London like John Deakin, Isabel Lambert, and Lucian Freud. After 1972 Bacon’s work got more personal owing to the death of his lover. It renewed his interest in mortality. The subjects of Bacon’s artworks were constant throughout his six-decade career. Despite the popularity of abstract art in the ’50s, Bacon continued to paint in a figurative style. It is also considered that through his paintings, the artist often expressed modern life trauma. Francis Bacon Artwork and writing at an auction are often available at a lot of events. Collectors can find Francis Bacon Artwork and writing for sale with leading auction houses. Today, Francis Bacon Artwork is on display at the Hugh Lane in Dublin, the Albertina in Vienna, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Tate Gallery in London, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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    [Americana] (Key, Francis Scott) Star Spangled Banner

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    CLIVE BARKER (British b. 1940) A SCULPTURE, "Portrait o...

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    RICHARD WILLIAM HAMILTON (British 1922-2011) A PRINT "P...

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    Francis Bacon, Study for a Portrait of John Edwards

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    Francis Bacon (Dublino 1909-Madrid 1992) - Chateau Mou...

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    Francis Bacon Exhibition Poster

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    Bacon, Francis. Essays. Tölz: Bremer Presse, 1920 / Lon...

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    BACON, Francis, Sir (1561-1626). Certaine Miscellany Wo...

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    Books On 19th-20th Century Artists, 8

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    [ENGLISH LITERATURE & HISTORY]. A group of 5 works, com...

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    [ENGLISH LITERATURE & HISTORY].  

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    Emilio Scanavino (Italian, 1922-1986) Ceramic Exhibitio...

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    Civil War Documents, Incl. Ration List, Loyalty Oath, U...

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    BACON, FRANCIS. The Twoo Bookes of Francis Bacon. Londo...

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    Francis Bacon Lithograph Poster

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    Francis Bacon, signed poster

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    GROUP OF 2 FRANCIS BACON BOOKS

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    Francis Bacon (1909-1992)

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    Francis Bacon, Study for a Portrait of John Edwards

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    Francis Bacon (1909-1992)

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    Francis Bacon 'Study for Bull' Poster

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    AFTER FRANCIS BACON OHNE TITEL COLOR LITHOGRAPH

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    AFTER FRANCIS BACON DERRIERE LE MIROIR LITHOGRAPH

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    AFTER FRANCIS BACON LYING FIGURE COLOR LITHOGRAPH

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    Francis Bacon 'Georges a Bicyclette' Poster

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    BACON, Francis (1561-1626). The Twoo Bookes of Francis ...

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    AFTER FRANCIS BACON MEMORY OF GEORGE DYER LITHO

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    Large Francis Bacon Lithograph Poster, Signed Edition

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    Leiris, Michel / Sylvester, David / Schmied, Wieland. L...

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    Francis Bacon 'Portrait Pope Innocent XII' Poster

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    William Redgrave, (English, 1902-1986), Head of Francis...

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    Wedgwood Black Basalt Bust of Francis Bacon

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    BACON, FRANCIS. Of the Advancement and Proficiencie of ...

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    Wedgwood Black Basalt Library Bust of Francis Bacon

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    Francis Bacon, (British, 1909 - 1992), Studies of the H...

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    Francis Bacon. Essays. Provenance: Bauman Rare Books. P...

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    * Francis Bacon , (Irish, 1909-1992), Study of the Huma...