List of paintings by Francis Bacon

This is an incomplete list of paintings by the Irish-born British painter Francis Bacon (1909–1992).

1930s

c.1929–30
  • Painting (Oil on canvas, 91.5 cm × 61 cm, Private Collection (long term loan to the Tate Gallery))[1]
1933
  • Crucifixion (Oil on canvas, 60.5 cm × 47 cm, Private collection of Damien Hirst (Murderme), London)[2]
c.1936
  • Figures in a Garden (aka Seated Figure, The Fox and the Grapes, and Goering and his Lion Cub) (Oil on canvas, 74 cm × 94 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[3]

1940s

1944
1945
1945–46
1946
  • Painting (Oil and pastel on linen, 197.8 cm × 132.1 cm (6.5 7/8 x 52 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City)[5]
1947–48
1949
  • Head II (Oil on canvas, 80 x 63.6 cm (31.4 x 25 in), Ulster Museum, Belfast)[7]
  • Head III (Oil on canvas, 81 x 66 cm (32 x 26 in), Private collection)[8]
  • Head IV (Man with a Monkey) (Oil on canvas, 82 x 66 cm, (32.4 x 26 in) Private collection)[9]
  • Head V (Oil on canvas) Private collection)[9]
  • Head VI (Oil on canvas, 93.2 cm × 76.5 cm (36.6 x 30.1in), Arts Council Collection, London)[10]

1950s

1951
  • Pope I – Study after Pope Innocent X by Velazquez (Oil and sand on canvas, 197.8 x 137.4 cm (78 x 54 in), Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen)[11]
1952
  • Man Eating a Leg of Chicken (Oil on canvas), Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia)[12]
  • Study for Crouching Nude (Oil and sand on canvas, 137.1 x 198.1 cm (54 × 78 in), Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan)[13]
  • Study of a Dog (Oil on canvas, 198.1 cm × 137.2 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[14]
  • Study of a Figure in a Landscape (Oil on canvas, 198.12 x 137.16 cm (78 x 54 in), Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.) [15]
  • Study for a Portrait (aka Businessman I and Man's Head) (Oil on canvas, 66.1 cm × 56.1 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[16]
1953
1954
  • Man in Blue IV (Oil on canvas, 137 × 197.96 cm (53.94 x 77.95 in), mumok, Vienna)[24]
  • Figure with Meat
1955
  • Head in Grey (Oil on canvas, 60.9 x 51 cm (24.1 × 20.1 in), Walker Art Center, Minnesota)[25]
  • Study for Portrait II (after the Life Mask of William Blake) (Oil on canvas, 60.1 cm × 50.8 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[26]
  • Figure Sitting (The Cardinal) (Oil on canvas, 178.5 cm × 143.5 cm (70.2 x 56.4in), Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent)[27]
1956
  • Figures in a Landscape (Oil on canvas, 150 x 107.5 cm (59 x 42.3 in), Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham)[28]
  • Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, 198.12 × 137.16 cm (78 x 54 in), Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas)[29]
  • Study for Figure No. 4 (Oil on canvas, 152.4 cm × 116.8 cm (60 x 45.9in), Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide)[30]
  • Study for Portrait, Number IV (After the Life Mask of William Blake) (Oil on canvas, each 61.1 x 50.8 cm (24 1/8 x 20 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City) (small triptych)[31]
1956–57
  • Study for Portrait No.6 (Oil on canvas, 149 x 116 cm (58.6 x 45.6 in), Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne)[32]
1957
  • Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh IV (Oil on canvas, 152.4 cm × 116.8 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[33]
  • Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh VI (Oil on canvas, 198.1 cm × 142.2 cm (78 x 56in), Arts Council Collection, London)[34]
  • Study for Chimpanzee (Oil on canvas, 152.4 x 117 cm (60 x 46 1/16 in), Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice)[35]
1958
  • Pope with Owls (Oil on canvas, 198 cm × 1422 cm (78 x 56in), Museum of Modern Arts, Brussels)[36]

1960s

1959–60
1960
  • Nude, 1960, oil on canvas 152,4 x 119,7 cm,[38] Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt,[39] former Ströher Collection Darmstadt[40]
  • Seated Figure (Oil on canvas, 152.8 x 119.5 cm, (60 1/8 x 47 in), Private collection)[41]
1961
  • Reclining Woman (Oil on canvas, 198.8 cm × 141.6 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[42]
  • Seated Figure (Oil on canvas, 165.1 cm × 142.2 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[43]
1962
1963
  • Figure with Two Owls, Study for Velazquez (Oil on canvas, 198.12 x 144.78 cm (78 x 57 in), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco) [46]
  • Portrait of Henrietta Moraes (Oil on canvas, 165.1 x 142.2 cm (65 x 56 in),[47]Sheldon Solow[48])
  • Study for Portrait on Folding Bed (Oil on canvas, 198.1 cm × 147.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[49]
  • Study for Self Portrait (Oil on canvas, 165.2 x 142.6 cm (64.9 x 56.1 in), National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff)[50]
  • Three Studies for the Portrait of Henrietta Moraes (Oil on canvas, each 35.9 x 30.8 cm (14 1/8 x 12 1/8 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City) (small triptych)[51]
1964
1965
1966
  • Three Studies for a Portrait of Lucian Freud (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)
  • Portrait of George Dyer Talking (Oil on canvas, 198.2 x 147.3 cm (78 x 58 in), Private collection)[54]
  • Portrait of Isabel Rawsthorne (Oil on canvas, 81.3 cm × 68.6 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[55]
c.1967
  • Untitled (Head) (Oil on canvas, 33.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in), Private collection)[56]
1967
1968
1969

1970s

1970
  • Triptych 1970 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra) (large triptych)[60]
  • Three Studies of the Male Back (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57.5 in), Kunsthaus, Zurich)
  • Triptych – Studies of the Human Body (1970) (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 58.5 in), Private collection of Jacques Hachuel, Paris) (large triptych)
  • Triptych – Studies from the Human Body (1970) (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of Jacques Hachuel, Paris) (large triptych)
1971
1972
  • Triptych–August 1972 (Oil on canvas, 198.1 x 147.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[62]
  • Three Studies of Figures on Beds (Oil and tempere on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)
1973
  • Three Portraits: Posthumous Portrait of George Dyer, Self-portrait, and Portrait of Lucian Freud (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Beyler Foundation, Riehen, near Basel) (large triptych)
  • Triptych, May–June 1973 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of Esther Grether, Switzerland) (large triptych)[63][64]
1974
  • Three Studies for Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, 35.6 x 30.5 cm, (14 x 12 in), Private collection)[65] (small triptych)
  • Triptych March 1974 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection, Madrid) (large triptych)
  • Triptych 1974–1977 (Oil and pastel on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of Joe Lewis) (large triptych)[63][66][67]
1975
  • Three Studies for Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, each 35.5 x 30.5 cm, (14 x 12 in), Private collection)[68] (small triptych)
  • Three Figures and Portrait (Oil on canvas, 198.1 cm × 147.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London)[69]
1976
1979
  • Triptych – Studies of the Human Body (1979) (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)[71]
1979–80
  • Three Studies for a Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, each 37.5 cm × 31.8 cm (14 3/4 x 12.5 in), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City) (small triptych)[72]

1980s

1981
  • Triptych inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 58 in), Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo) (large triptych)
1981–82
  • Triptych November 1981 – January 1982 (left panel) (Oil, pastel and transfer lettering on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm, Private collection, the Estate of Francis Bacon)[73]
1982
  • Three Studies for Portrait (Mick Jagger) (Oil and pastel on canvas, each panel 35.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in), Private collection, New York City) (small triptych)[74]
1983
  • Three Studies for a Self Portrait (Oil on canvas, 34.9 x 30.5 cm (13 3/4 x 12 in), Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu)[75]
  • Triptych 1983 (Oil and pastel on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of Juan Abelló) (large triptych)[76]
1984
  • Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)[77]
1986
1987
  • Triptych 86–87 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)
  • Triptych 1987 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of the Estate of Francis Bacon, London) (large triptych)
c.1988
  • Blood on Pavement (Oil on canvas, 198 cm × 147.5 cm, Private collection)[79]
1988
  • Portrait of John Edwards (Oil on canvas, 198 cm × 147.5 cm, Private collection of the Estate of Francis Bacon, London)[79]
  • Jet of Water (Oil on canvas, 198 cm × 147.5 cm, Private collection of Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomlinson Hill, New York)[79]
  • Second Version of Triptych 1944 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Tate, London) (large triptych)

1990s

1991

See also

References

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