Study from Innocent X

Study from Innocent X
Study from Innocent X.jpg
ArtistFrancis Bacon
Year1962 (1962)

Study from Innocent X is a 1962 painting by Francis Bacon.[1] Based on the Portrait of Innocent X by Diego Velázquez, the work depicts a distorted image of the red-robed pope, sitting on a dark red chair on a platform inside a cuboid cage indicated by thin black lines, standing on a light brownish yellow floor with a curved lighter red wall behind.

It measures 78 by 55.75 inches (198.1 cm × 141.6 cm).[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b Study from Innocent X, 1962,

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Study from Innocent X.jpg
Author/Creator: Francis Bacon, Licence: Fair use
Study from Innocent X (1962) by Francis Bacon
Piet Mondriaan, 1930 - Mondrian Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow.jpg
One of Mondrian's best known works, a product of his De Stijl period