Thursday, February 7, 2008

Francis Bacon Painting Sold for Over £26m.

Triptych 1974-77 was sold today at Christie's as it appeared at auction for the first time for £26,340,500. The paintings are the last in the series that Bacon painted in response to the suicide of his lover George Dyer in 1971 and only just failed to set a new record for an Irish or British work .

Find out more and view a picture of the paintings here.

Francis Bacon on Wikipedia

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