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Francis Bacon 1972

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1972 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white photograph

  • Museum number:

    PH.838-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 918, box T

Physical description

Black and white photograph depicting the artist, Francis Bacon. He is depicted seated in a chair, leaning across a table before a tea cup and saucer, touching his forehead with one hand.

Place of Origin

London (probably, made)

Date

1972 (made)

Artist/maker

Cartier-Bresson, Henri, born 1908 - died 2004 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Black and white photograph

Dimensions

Width: 39.5 cm, Height: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Black and white photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson depicting the Irish painter, Francis Bacon. Great Britain, 1972.

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography

Subjects depicted

Portraits; Artists

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; Gender and Sexuality; LGBTQ

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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