Central panel, from: second version of the triptych 1944
This original lithograph in colour is hand-signed in pencil by the artist 'Francis Bacon' in the lower right margin.
It is also numbered (edition of 60) in the lower left margin. There were a further eight Artist’s Proofs and 23 hors commerce impressions.
It was printed by Art Estampe, Paris and published by IRCAM for the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
The paper bears the Arches infinity watermark in the lower right margin.
1. Tacou, A. (2008). Francis Bacon: Estampes – Collection Alexandre Tacou. Paris: Bervillé Éditions.
Reference: Tacou 25.
2. Sabatier, B. (2012). Francis Bacon : Oeuvre Graphique – The Graphic Work: Catalogue Raisonné. Paris : JSC Modern Art Gallery.
Reference: Sabatier 24
Condition: Excellent. Minor scuffing in the lower image visible in raking light.