London: Thames and Hudson, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover: pp. [1-6] 7-215 ; 223 colour illustrations; Black cloth covered boards with small illustration in argent; Spine with argent lettering; Dust jacket with detail from ''Two Studies for a Self-Portrait'' (1970) on front cover and The Artist Studio photographed 1992 on back cover.
Minor foxing to top edge and title page; Very minor bumping to dust jacket to top edge. Fine / near fine. Item #1506
Francis Bacon (1909-1992) was an Irish born figurative painter mostly known for his raw and unsettling imagery. Bacon : Portraits and Self-Portraits was published in association with the Estate of Francis Bacon, and is the first book to be dedicated to this aspect of his work. With more than 130 studies and portraits including those of Lucian Freud, George Dyer, John Edwards, Mick Jagger and many more. With introductions by Czech novelist, Milan Kundera and art historian France Borel.