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Innocent expression

07 November 2014


Seated Figure (1960), an oil on canvas painting by Francis Bacon, is to be auctioned at Christie's in New York, on 12 November. It is one of a Bacon's "Papal" series, prompted by the artist's preoccupation with Velázquez's 1650 work, Portrait of Pope Innocent X. The "Papal" works are not often offered for sale; the Seated Figure is expected to sell for up to $60 million

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