11122: Francis Bacon Hand Signed Lithograph British Tri
FRANCIS BACON 1909-1992
Dublin 1909-1992 Madrid (Irish / British)
Title: Triptych inspired by Oresteia of Aeschylus, 1981
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph on Arches paper
Paper Size: 53 x 104 cm / 20.8 x 40.9 in
Image Size: Each image 30 x 40 cm / 11.5 x 15.7 in
Additional Information: This original lithograph is hand signed in pencil by the artist "Francis Bacon" in the lower right margin.
It is also numbered in pencil "" in the lower left margin..
The work was printed in a limited edition of 150 impressions by Arts Litho, France and published by Editions La Différence, Paris in 1981
The paper bears the printer's dry stamp at the lower margins.
Note: The Oresteia is a trilogy of Greek tragedies written by Aeschylus which concerns the end of the curse on the House of Atreus. (Atreus was the king of Mycenae). The first tragedy is Agamemnon, second is The Libation Bearers
where the children of Agamemnon take their reveng. The final is The Eumenides
(which also inspired a Triptych by Bacon) where the son of Agamemnon is tourmented by the patricide and matricide he just committed in the second act.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the publisher by the previous owner.
Literature: Tacou, Alexandre. Francis Bacon,Estampes. Editions Bervillé.
Reference: Tacou 12
Condition: Excellent condition.