Mark Borghi Fine Art

Francis Bacon

Untitled (Figure upside down on sofa)


Untitled (Figure upside down on sofa)

c. 1957-61
Inscribed “Figure upside down on sofa; seen from distance as in crouching figure” verso “April 12 standing figure, seated figure, lying figure from Muybridge”.

Oil on canvas

24 x 20 inches (60 x 50.8 cm)

The Artist
Private collection from 1978 until 2007
Mark Borghi Fine Art, New York
Private collection until 2013

This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne on Francis Bacon being compiled by Martin Harrison.

The palette and drawing in paint in the center of this work strongly relate to a group in the collection of the Tate Gallery in London all dated from 1957-61

Figure in Grey Interior circa 1957-61 by Francis Bacon 1909-1992

Figure in a Grey Interior  c.1957-61
Collection of the Tate Gallery, London
© The Estate of Francis Bacon / DACS London