News about Francis Bacon
LONDON – Sotheby’s sold a large format triptych by Francis Bacon today at auction for $84.6 million to an online bidder from Asia.
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MADRID (AP) – Spanish police say they have arrested seven people suspected of involvement in stealing five paintings by the Irish-born painter Francis Bacon worth 25 million euros ($27.8 million).
GUILDFORD, England – Canvases cut from “Screaming Pope” paintings by Francis Bacon have emerged and will be sold on March 21 by the Surrey auctioneer who sold other but unidentified fragments of Bacon works for more than £1 million. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding. Five canvases, all of which have been authenticated by the […]