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Francis Bacon (1909 – 1992)
Title: L’Homme au Lavabo
Figure at a washbasin
Medium: Etching & Aquatint in colours, 1978, on Arches paper, signed by the artist in pencil. This is printed on a half sheet of a printed page and folded over to be framed, with the blindstamp of the Publisher, below right.
There was an edition of 100 copies with Arabic numbering and 46 copies with Roman numbering from which our example comes. There were no artists proofs or Hors Commerce copies made
Literature: Bruno Sabatier: Francis Bacon: Oeuvre Graphique (Catalogue Raisonee) Number 3
Published by: Editions Georges Vivat et Cie (Paris)
Size: plate: 475 by 363 mm 18 3/4 by 14 1/4 in
sheet: 675 by 520 mm 26 1/2 by 20 1/2 in
Note: This item was a bookplate in : “Francis Bacon ou les ultimes convulsions de l’humaine” in the book “Requiem pour la fine des tennis” which has a text by Eddy Batch.