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BACON, Francis (1909 - 1992), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BACON, Francis (1909 - 1992), Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, lithographer

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 28 November 1909, in Dublin; died 28 April 1992, in Madrid.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), watercolourist, pastellist, lithographer. Religious subjects, figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes, animals.

School of London.

Francis Bacon’s father was an English racehorse trainer. He spent part of his childhood with his maternal grandmother in Ireland. From childhood he suffered from asthma as a child and

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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