Study for a Bullfight
Poster for the Grand Palais Bacon retrospective 1971/72.
Signed by Frances Bacon
Produced for Marlborough Graphics in 1971, on watermarked Arches heavy wove paper.
72 x 43 cm
Printed by Wolfsenberger/Gordon House.
Very few were produced on Arches paper and a small number , about thirty, were signed for Friends of the Gallery
Condition is pristine.
Provenance: Bacon's agent, Director at Marlborough Galleries 1963-1985 and close friend of thirty years standing, Tony Reichardt.
One of the original larger limited edition prints numbered 125 of an edition 150 of this image made £52,000 in Christies NY in March this year, and a signed poster in wanting condition made £3250 at Christes sale in March "Bacon, The Complete Prints"
Signed Bacon items are generally in the range of tens of thousands to millions of pounds. This is the only way to acquire one at a price that is easy to consider.
The condition is pristine, with no tears, no creases, no staining, no cleaning or restoration and it bears a full, strong and unfaded signature.
Mounted to the edges in acid free mountboard and glazed with museum anti-reflective, and UV protective glass.