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Francis Bacon - Self-Portrait, 1969 oil on canvas, x cm private collection

Francis Bacon was no easier on himself as a subject, as he was with others. He depicted himself just as he did with his sitters. In this self portrait the artist be suffering from a hangover. He could also be referring to time and death. Is the artist simply suffering from a headache or is his hidden wrist bleeding into the sink?

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Francis Bacon” Trois études pour Autoportrait “(1976)

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Francis Bacon, self portrait. (1909 – 1992) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, graphic and emotionally raw imagery.

PORTRAIT Francis Bacon, self portrait 1909 – an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, graphic and emotionally raw imagery.

"Of course, we are meat, we are potential carcasses If I go into a butcher's shop I always think it's surprising that I wasn't there instead of the animal."  "Nietzsche forecast our future for us--he was the Cassandra of the nineteenth century---he told us it's all so meaningless we might as well be extraordinary."  --Francis Bacon

FRANCIS BACON muriel belcher 1966 right panel Three Studies of Muriel Belcher, 1966 x cm Private Collection jpg Painting

Francis Bacon Study for Self Portrait, 1982 (1984)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Francis Bacon: Study for Self Portrait, 1982 (1984

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - Three Studies for a Portrait of Lucian Freud - right

Francis Bacon's body turns out to be Lucian Freud's in self-portrait

Francis Bacon's body turns out to be Lucian Freud's in self-portrait

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