Francis Bacon

English, born Ireland 1909-1992

Figure Writing Reflected in a Mirror


Lithographic ink on paper.

Print No. 162 of an edition of 180.

2nd Version of Triptych (1944


Lithographic ink on paper.   edition, H.C.

Hors d’ Commerce (H.C.) are graphics pulled during the production of the regular edition but set aside and marked by the artist for use in promoting his business. He term essentially means ‘not for trade.’ Uses of these prints traditionally include exhibitions, competitions or even payment of those involved in making the print with the artist.

Study of a Man Talking


Oil on unprimed canvas.

Study Pope Innocent X (1965)


Lithographic ink on paper.