study after velazquez's portrait of pope innocent x, 1953 – (Francis Bacon) Previous Next


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Style: Expressionism

Topics: Study

Date: 1950

Museum: Des Moines Art Center (Iowa, United States)

Technique: Oil

study after velazquez's portrait of pope innocent x is a 1953 painting by Francis Bacon. The work shows a distorted version of the Portrait of Innocent X painted by the Spanish artist Diego Velázquez in 1650. The work is one of a series of variants of the Velázquez painting which Bacon executed throughout the 1950s and early 1960s, over a total of forty-five works.

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