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Study for the Human Body: Man turning on the light by Francis Bacon


Bacon developed his own style, often involving distortions of the human form. Stylised figurative painting of a man turning on a light.
Artist:Francis Bacon
Artwork type:painting
Material:oil and acrylic on canvas
Measurements:2030 x 1520 mm
Technique:paint partly applied with sponge in places; figure thinly painted and matt finish.
Date:1974
Location:Royal College of Art
Culture:English
Rights owner:Estate of Francis Bacon 2002. All Rights Reserved, DACS.
Rights status:UK HE use only. All Rights Reserved, DACS.
Institution:Royal College of Art

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