Bruce Bernard - Photographs London Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 19 November 2003, lot 238

  • Literature

    B. Bernard, 12 Photographs of Francis Bacon, The British Council, 1999, pl. 6
    P. Moorhouse, Portraits of Painters: Photographs by Bruce Bernard, Tate, 2002, cover

  • Catalogue Essay

    ‘What good photographs emphasise best to me, is not human mortality, but human endurance, and a very photogenic aspect of that is human beings at work or standing by their work.’
    Bruce Bernard

Property from a Private Collection, Europe


Francis Bacon in his studio, Reece Mews

Dye destruction print, printed 1998.
27.6 x 39.3 cm (10 7/8 x 15 1/2 in.)
Signed, titled, dated, numbered 14/25 in ink and copyright credit stamp on a label affixed to the verso.

£3,000 - 5,000 ♠†

Sold for £3,750

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Genevieve Janvrin
Head of Photographs, Europe
+44 20 7318 4092


London Auction 19 May 2016