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Object of desire & Auction Results

30th September, 2018

Aged 20, sometime before he got into the right groove, so to speak, Francis Bacon earned his living making and selling modernist furniture and rugs from his studio. In later years, he dismissed them as “over-influenced by the French and not very original”. Few have survived, and fewer than ten have been auctioned - but three of the rugs, executed in 1929, will go under the hammer at Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening, October...

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