Edited by Rudy Chiappini.
Skira. Milan. 2008. First edition. English language edition. Hardback; black cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 250 pages. Colour illustrations throughout, including 3 gate-folds. English. 310 x 290mm. 2.2kg. 9788861302938. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; short nick to rear top forecorner.
The catalogue for a retrospective exhibition on Francis Bacon at the Palazzo Reale, Milan in 2008. This was the first Bacon retrospective to be held in Italy. It brings together over 80 paintings, alongside some drawings and sketches, and photographs of Bacon's Reece Mews studio. From the library of theatre designer David Collis, with his dated signature in pencil to title-page.