Study of Portrait 2, Francis Bacon, 1955

Artwork page for ‘Study for Portrait II (after the Life Mask of William Blake)’, Francis Bacon, 1955 This is one of a series based on the life mask of poet and painter William Blake. Bacon first saw the mask at the National Portrait Gallery in London, but he also used photographs and, at some point, he even acquired a cast of it.

Use your account at checkout.

Sign up for our Newsletter