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List of paintings by Francis Bacon

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This is an incomplete list of paintings by the Irish-born British painter Francis Bacon (1909 – 1992).

Contents

1930s

c.1929-30
  • Painting (Oil on canvas, 91.5 cm × 61 cm, Private Collection (long term loan to the Tate Gallery))
  • 1933
  • Crucifixion (Oil on canvas, 60.5 cm × 47 cm, Private collection of Damien Hirst (Murderme), London)
  • c.1936
  • Figures in a Garden (aka Seated Figure, The Fox and the Grapes, and Goering and his Lion Cub) (Oil on canvas, 74 cm × 94 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • 1940s

    1944
  • Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion (Oil and pastel on Sundeala board, 94 cm × 74 cm (37 in × 29 in), Tate, London) (large triptych)
  • 1945
  • Figure in a landscape (Oil on canvas, 144.8 cm × 128.3 cm, Tate, London)
  • 1945–46
  • Figure Study I (Oil on canvas, 123 cm × 105.5 cm, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh)
  • Figure Study II (Oil on canvas, 145 cm x 129 cm, Huddersfield Art Gallery, Huddersfield)
  • 1946
  • Painting (Oil and pastel on linen, 197.8 cm × 132.1 cm (6.5 7/8 x 52 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City)
  • 1947–48
  • Head I (Oil and tempera on hardboard, 100.3 cm × 74.9 cm (39.5 x 29.5 in), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City)
  • 1949
  • Head II (Oil on canvas, 80 x 63.6 cm (31.4 x 25 in), Ulster Museum, Belfast)
  • Head III (Oil on canvas, 81 x 66 cm (32 x 26 in), Private collection)
  • Head IV (Man with a Monkey) (Oil on canvas, 82 x 66 cm, (32.4 x 26 in) Private collection)
  • Head V (Oil on canvas) Private collection)
  • Head VI (Oil on canvas, 93.2 cm × 76.5 cm (36.6 x 30.1in), Arts Council Collection, London)
  • 1950s

    1951
  • Pope I - Study after Pope Innocent X by Velazquez (Oil and sand on canvas, 197.8 x 137.4 cm (78 x 54 in), Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen)
  • 1952
  • Man Eating a Leg of Chicken (Oil on canvas), Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia)
  • Study for Crouching Nude (Oil and sand on canvas, 137.1 x 198.1 cm (54 × 78 in), Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan)
  • Study of a Dog (Oil on canvas, 198.1 cm × 137.2 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • Study of a Figure in a Landscape (Oil on canvas, 198.12 x 137.16 cm (78 x 54 in), Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.)
  • Study for a Portrait (aka Businessman I and Man's Head) (Oil on canvas, 66.1 cm × 56.1 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • 1953
  • Study after Velázquez's Portrait of Pope Innocent X (Oil on canvas, 152.1 × 117.8 cm (59 7/8 × 46 3/8 in), Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines)
  • Study of a Baboon (Oil on canvas, 198.3 x 137.3 cm (6.6 x 54 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City)
  • Study from the Human Body (Oil on canvas, 147.2 x 130.6 cm (57.8 x 51.4in), National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne)
  • Study for a Portrait (Oil on canvas, 152.3 x 117 cm (60 x 46 in), Private collection)
  • Study for Portrait VI (Oil on canvas, 151.45 x 116.21 cm (59 5/8 x 45 3/4 in), Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota)
  • Study for Portrait VII (Oil on canvas, 152.3 x 117 cm (60 x 46 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City)
  • Study of the Sphinx (Oil on canvas, 214 x 153 cm (84.2 x 60.2 in), Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut)
  • 1954
  • Man in Blue IV (Oil on canvas, 137 × 197.96 cm (53.94 x 77.95 in), mumok, Vienna)
  • Figure with Meat
  • 1955
  • Head in Grey (Oil on canvas, 60.9 x 51 cm (24.1 × 20.1 in), Walker Art Center, Minnesota)
  • Study for Portrait II (after the Life Mask of William Blake) (Oil on canvas, 60.1 cm × 50.8 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • Figure Sitting (The Cardinal) (Oil on canvas, 178.5 cm × 143.5 cm (70.2 x 56.4in), Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent)
  • 1956
  • Figures in a Landscape (Oil on canvas, 150 x 107.5 cm (59 x 42.3 in), Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham)
  • Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, 198.12 × 137.16 cm (78 x 54 in), Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas)
  • Study for Figure No. 4 (Oil on canvas, 152.4 cm × 116.8 cm (60 x 45.9in), Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide)
  • Study for Portrait, Number IV (After the Life Mask of William Blake) (Oil on canvas, each 61.1 x 50.8 cm (24 1/8 x 20 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City) (small triptych)
  • 1956–57
  • Study for Portrait No.6 (Oil on canvas, 149 x 116 cm (58.6 x 45.6 in), Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne)
  • 1957
  • Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh IV (Oil on canvas, 152.4 cm × 116.8 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • Study for a Portrait of Van Gogh VI (Oil on canvas, 198.1 cm × 142.2 cm (78 x 56in), Arts Council Collection, London)
  • Study for Chimpanzee (Oil on canvas, 152.4 x 117 cm (60 x 46 1/16 in), Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice)
  • 1958
  • Pope with Owls (Oil on canvas, 198 cm × 1422 cm (78 x 56in), Museum of Modern Arts, Brussels)
  • 1960s

    1959–60
  • Walking Figure (Oil on canvas, 158.12 × 142.24 cm (78 x 56 in), Dallas Museum of Art, Texas)
  • 1960
  • Seated Figure (Oil on canvas, 152.8 x 119.5 cm, (60 1/8 x 47 in), Private collection)
  • 1961
  • Reclining Woman (Oil on canvas, 198.8 cm × 141.6 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • Seated Figure (Oil on canvas, 165.1 cm × 142.2 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • 1962
  • Figure in a Room (Oil on canvas, 198.8 × 144.7 cm (78.2 × 56.9 in), Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul)
  • Study for Three Heads (Oil on canvas, 35.9 x 30.8 cm (14 x 12 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City)
  • Three Studies for a Crucifixion (Oil and sand on canvas, 198.2 x 145 cm (78 x 57 in), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City) (large triptych)
  • 1963
  • Figure with Two Owls, Study for Velazquez (Oil on canvas, 198.12 x 144.78 cm (78 x 57 in), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco)
  • Portrait of Henrietta Moraes (Oil on canvas, 165.1 x 142.2 cm (65 x 56 in), Private collection)
  • Study for Portrait on Folding Bed (Oil on canvas, 198.1 cm × 147.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • Study for Self Portrait (Oil on canvas, 165.2 x 142.6 cm (64.9 x 56.1 in), National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff)
  • Three Studies for the Portrait of Henrietta Moraes (Oil on canvas, each 35.9 x 30.8 cm (14 1/8 x 12 1/8 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City) (small triptych)
  • 1964
  • Study for the Portrait of Lucian Freud (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.8 cm (78 x 54 in), Israel Museum, Jerusalem)
  • Three Figures in a Room 1964 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris) (large triptych)
  • Study for Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, 152.4 x 140 cm, (60 x 55 in), Private collection)
  • 1965
  • Crucifixion (Oil and acrylic on canvas, 197.5 cm x 147 cm (78 x 58 in), Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich) (large triptych)
  • 1966
  • Three Studies for a Portrait of Lucian Freud (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)
  • Portrait of George Dyer Talking (Oil on canvas, 198.2 x 147.3 cm (78 x 58 in), Private collection)
  • Portrait of Isabel Rawsthorne (Oil on canvas, 81.3 cm × 68.6 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • c.1967
  • Untitled (Head) (Oil on canvas, 33.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in), Private collection)
  • 1967
  • Study for Head of Lucian Freud (Oil on canvas, 36 cm × 30.5 cm, Private collection, long term loan to Tate Gallery, London)
  • Triptych inspired by T.S Elliot's Poem Sweeney Agonistes (Oil and pastel on canvas, 198 x 147.5cm (78.25 x 57.25 in), Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.) (large triptych)
  • Three Studies for George Dyer (1967)
  • Portrait of George Dyer and Lucian Freud (1967)
  • 1968
  • Two Figures Lying on a Bed with Attendants (Oil and pastel on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran) (large triptych)
  • 1969
  • Three Studies of Lucian Freud (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)
  • 1970s

    1970
  • Triptych 1970 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra) (large triptych)
  • Three Studies of the Male Back (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57.5 in), Kunsthaus, Zurich)
  • Triptych – Studies of the Human Body (1970) (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 58.5 in), Private collection of Jacques Hachuel, Paris) (large triptych)
  • Triptych – Studies from the Human Body (1970) (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of Jacques Hachuel, Paris) (large triptych)
  • 1971
  • In Memory of George Dyer (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Beyler Foundation, Riehen, near Basel) (large triptych)
  • 1972
  • Triptych–August 1972 (Oil on canvas, 198.1 x 147.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • Three Studies of Figures on Beds (Oil and tempere on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)
  • 1973
  • Three Portraits: Posthumous Portrait of George Dyer, Self-portrait, and Portrait of Lucian Freud (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Beyler Foundation, Riehen, near Basel) (large triptych)
  • Triptych, May–June 1973 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of Esther Grether, Switzerland) (large triptych)
  • 1974
  • Three Studies for Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, 35.6 x 30.5 cm, (14 x 12 in), Private collection) (small triptych)
  • Triptych March 1974 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection, Madrid) (large triptych)
  • Triptych 1974–1977 (Oil and pastel on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of Joe Lewis) (large triptych)
  • 1975
  • Three Studies for Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, each 35.5 x 30.5 cm, (14 x 12 in), Private collection) (small triptych)
  • Three Figures and Portrait (Oil on canvas, 198.1 cm × 147.3 cm, Tate Gallery, London)
  • 1976
  • Study for Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, 198.0 x 147.5 cm (77.9 x 58 in), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney)
  • Triptych 1976 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of Roman Abramovich) (large triptych)
  • 1979
  • Triptych – Studies of the Human Body (1979) (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)
  • 1979–80
  • Three Studies for a Self-Portrait (Oil on canvas, each 37.5 cm × 31.8 cm (14 3/4 x 12.5 in), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City) (small triptych)
  • 1980s

    1981
  • Triptych inspired by the Oresteia of Aeschylus (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 58 in), Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo) (large triptych)
  • 1981–82
  • Triptych November 1981 - January 1982 (left panel) (Oil, pastel and transfer lettering on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm, Private collection, the Estate of Francis Bacon)
  • 1982
  • Three Studies for Portrait (Mick Jagger) (Oil and pastel on canvas, each panel 35.5 x 30.5 cm (14 x 12 in), Private collection, New York City) (small triptych)
  • 1983
  • Three Studies for a Self Portrait (Oil on canvas, 34.9 x 30.5 cm (13 3/4 x 12 in), Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu)
  • Triptych 1983 (Oil and pastel on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of Juan Abelló) (large triptych)
  • 1984
  • Three Studies for a Portrait of John Edwards (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)
  • 1986
  • Study for a Self-Portrait—Triptych, 1985–86 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Marlborough International Fine Art) (large triptych)
  • Portrait of Gilbert de Botton Speaking (Oil on canvas, Private collection)
  • 1987
  • Triptych 86-87 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection) (large triptych)
  • Triptych 1987 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Private collection of the Estate of Francis Bacon, London) (large triptych)
  • c.1988
  • Blood on Pavement (Oil on canvas, 198 cm × 147.5 cm, Private collection)
  • 1988
  • Portrait of John Edwards (Oil on canvas, 198 cm × 147.5 cm, Private collection of the Estate of Francis Bacon, London)
  • Jet of Water (Oil on canvas, 198 cm × 147.5 cm, Private collection of Mr. and Mrs. J. Tomlinson Hill, New York)
  • Second Version of Triptych 1944 (Oil on canvas, 198 x 147.5 cm (78 x 57 in), Tate, London) (large triptych)
  • 1990s

    1991
  • Study for a Portrait March 1991 (Oil on canvas, 198 cm × 147.5 cm, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh)
  • Triptych 1991 (Oil on linen, 198.1 x 147.6 cm (78 x 57 in), Museum of Modern Art, New York City) (large triptych)
  • References

    List of paintings by Francis Bacon Wikipedia


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