This lot consists of a HAND SIGNED and Numbered fine art print on paper, hand signed 'Francis Bacon' and numbered '70/100'. Against a forbidding background of pure black, the blurred, almost nightmarish face of an eyeless young man is depicted head-on. The subject appears to be well dressed, with a starched collar, a tie, and neatly coiffed hair. His face, however, is a surreal conglomerate of dark tones - green, burgundy, black. Harsh highlights accentuate the artist's smeared (yet deliberate) disproportions. This piece was created in the grotesque Expressionist style of Modern Artist Francis Bacon (British-Irish, 1902-1992). Overall excellent condition. Image is depressed into the paper indicating plate marks. Overall measures 8.5" x 11.5".
Overall: 11.5"H x 8.5"W
Finger Lakes Auction has been commissioned to liquidate several important collections of fine art. The pieces in this auction come from established collectors both in the United States and Overseas. This is one of the pieces from those collections. This item is being sold 'as is'. Unless otherwise noted, authenticity has not been firmly established.
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