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These are just some of the 50-plus artworks by Francis Bacon in the exhibition Francis Bacon: five decades.

	A study for a figure at the base of a crucifixion 1943-44oil and pastel on board, 94 × 74 cm, courtesy Murderme
  • 	A study for a figure at the base of a crucifixion 1943-44oil and pastel on board, 94 × 74 cm, courtesy Murderme
  • 	Study for a portrait 1949, oil on canvas, 149.4 × 130.6 cm, Collection Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, gift of Joseph and Jory Shapiro 1991.85
  • 	Pope I – study after Pope Innocent X by Velázquez 1951oil on canvas, 198 × 137 cm, Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Collections
  • 	Study of a nude 1952-53oil on canvas, 61 × 51 cm, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection, University of East Anglia
  • 	Figure with meat 1954oil on canvas, 129.9 × 121.9 cm, The Art Institute of Chicago, Harriott A Fox Fund
  • 	Study for self portrait 1963oil on canvas, 165.2 × 142.6 cm, Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales, purchased 1978
  • 	Lying figure 1969oil on canvas, 198 × 147.5 cm, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel
  • 	Three figures and a portrait 1975oil and pastel on canvas, 198.1 × 147.3 cm; 217.5 × 166.8 × 9.8 cm (frame), Tate London, purchased 1977
  • 	Seated figure 1978oil on canvas, 198 × 147.5 cm, private collection, courtesy Richard Nagy Ltd, London
  • 	Study for portrait of Eddy Batache 1979oil on canvas, 35.5 × 30.5 cm, private collection
  • 	Study for portrait of Reinhard Hassert 1979oil on canvas, 35.5 × 30.5 cm, private collection

All works © The Estate of Francis Bacon. DACS/Licensed by Viscopy.

Francis Bacon: five decades

$20.00 adult
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$12.00 member
$10.00 child (5-17 years)
$50.00 family (2 adults + up to 3 children)
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$7.00 student in booked school group
Free for children under 5

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