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Francis Bacon

Anatomy of an Enigma

Francis Bacon( )
Author: Peppiatt, Michael
ISBN:978-0-374-10494-8
Publication Date:Jun 1997
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Bacon (1909-92) was raised in large country houses in rural Ireland by a family whose conventional expectations he rebelled against early on. As a young man he was introduced to the seamy side of life in London and Paris; but only after seeing a Picasso retrospective in 1928 did he become an artist. He sprang into prominence in 1944 with a triptych which shocked the art world with its sheer ferocity, and he soon emerged, with his friend Lucian Freud, as a leader of an informal "School...
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Book Details
Pages:366
Detailed Subjects: Art / Individual Artists / General
Art / European
Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.45 x 9.33 x 1.34 Inches
Book Weight:0.551 Pounds



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