Ediciones Poligrafa. Barcelona. 1983. First edition. Hardback; grey cloth-bound hardback. 271 pages. 240 colour illustrations, including 12 gatefolds. English, with some French translation. 295 x 255mm. 1.9kg. 8434303809. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; slight shelf wear, some dustiness and spotting to top edge.
An illustrated survey of Bacon's portraits and self-portraits. Bacon personally selected the 240 paintings for the book, and they include his Pope paintings, some triptychs, portraits of friends and lovers, self-portraits, and other more abstract works. Friend and poet Michel Leiris provides the introductory essay. From the library of theatre designer David Collis, with his dated signature in pencil to front endpaper.
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