About this object

  • Maker:

    Clark, Michael

  • ID:

    2000.263

  • Production date:

    1982-1983

  • Location:

    In Store

  • This monochrome and impressionistic watercolour depicts 7 Reece Mews, the studio where Francis Bacon lived and painted from 1961 until his death in 1992. It was made by Michael Clark at a time when he was engaged in painting a series of portraits of Bacon. Although sketchy, it captures a sense of the creative chaos in which the latter worked, with brushes in mugs, a table laden with rags and papers, and the paint-daubed walls that Bacon used as a palette. One of his canvases is turned to the wall at the right.

  • Measurements

    H 274 mm; W 375 mm (unframed), H 342 mm; W 445 mm (framed)

  • Last Updated

    2017-04-26

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    Clark, Michael

  • Related place

    Kensington and Chelsea (depicted)

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