Sale: 404 / Post War/ Contemporary Art, April 20. 2013 in Munich Lot 579

 
579
Francis Bacon
Portrait de Peter Beard, 1976.
Etching and aquatint
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 6,960
Sold:
€ 18,125 / $ 21.025

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Portrait de Peter Beard. 1976.
Etching and aquatint in colors.
Sabatier 1. Signed and numbered. From an edition of 100 copies. On wove paper by Arches (without watermark). 26,4 x 22,5 cm (10,3 x 8,8 in). Sheet: 38 x 28,5 cm (15 x 11,3 in).
The model for this graphic is the center part of the tryptich "Three studies for portrait of Peter Beard" from 1975. Eddy Batache used this sheet as frontispiece of his book "La mysticité charnelle de René Crevel", published by Éditions de Georges Visat et Cie, Paris 1976. [DB].

579
Francis Bacon
Portrait de Peter Beard, 1976.
Etching and aquatint
Estimate:
€ 6,000 / $ 6,960
Sold:
€ 18,125 / $ 21.025

(incl. 25% surcharge)