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Sotheby’s brings home more Bacon

9th May, 2015
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Bacon’s Self Portrait

In the latest chapter of the art world’s love affair with Francis Bacon, two self-portraits, never shown in public before, will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s on July 1.

Bacon’s Self-Portrait and Three Studies for a Self-Portrait were sold directly from the London gallery, Marlborough Fine Art, soon after they were painted in 1975 and 1980 respectively. They are expected to fetch £10 million to £15 million each.

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