Francis Bacon

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Style: Expressionism; Romanticism;

Place: Dublin

Born: 1909

Death: 1992

Nationality: Ireland

Biography:

Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his emotionally charged, raw imagery. He is best known for his depictions of popes, crucifixions and portraits of close friends. His abstracted figures are typically isolated in geometrical cages, set against flat, nondescript backgrounds. Bacon s...

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