11: Francis Bacon Study for a Portrait (Signed limited edition w/ print)
Francis Bacon: Study for a Portrait is the first dedicated to portraits of the artist. Shot between the 1920s and 1990s the book features over 180 photographs taken by more than 60 photographers including some of the most famous in history. The images range from the iconic to the previously unseen and are accompanied by anecdotes and memories from the shoots.
It is published by the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation, Monaco in an edition of 584 copies representing the number of paintings produced by Bacon and each comes with a signed and number print by Michel Nguyen.
Only 300 are for sale and are available exclusively from the Bookshop in the UK.
Title: Francis Bacon Study for a Portrait
Publisher,Year: MB Art Foundation, 2019
Author: Edited by Majid Boustany, prologue by Martin Harrison.
Photographer: Carlos Freire, Helmar Lerski, Cecil Beaton, Daniel Farson, Peter Lacey, J.C.C. Glass, Bill Brandt, John Deakin, Mario Dondero, Peter Suschitzky, Graham Keen, Michael Cooper, Ian Berry, Bernard Gotfryd, John Hedgecoe, Michael Pergolani, Henri Cartier-Bresson, André Morain, Peter Beard, Peter Mitchell, Jacques Saraben, Peter Stark, Michael Holtz, Michel Soskine, Arnold Newman, David Hockney, Harry Benson, D.I. Morhor, David Hurn, Claude Azoulay, Clive Barker, Mayotte Magnus, Jesse Fernández, Eddy Batache, Reinhard Hassert, Edward Quinn, Dmitri Kasterine, Jean-Loup Cornet, Richard Avedon, William Klein, Michael Peppiatt, Clare Shenstone, Don McCullin, David Bailey, Johnny Stiletto, Ulf Andersen, Michael Nguyen, Neil Libbert, John Minihan, Jane Bown, Gilbert Lloyd, Guy Bourdin, Raphaël Gaillarde, Michael Giniés, David Montgomery, Terence Donovan and Francis Giacobetti.
Graphic Design: Majid Boustany, Tony Waddingham.
Format: Hardback with signed print.
Size: 36 x 29 cm, 308 pages
Edition: 584 (300 for sale)