Francis Bacon: Portraits and Self-Portraits, 1996 Milan Kundera, 1st. HC, As New

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Bacon: Portraits and Self-Portraits ISBN: 0500092664 Author: Bacon, Francis; Borel, France; Kundera, Milan [Introduction] Publisher: Thames & Hudson Release Date: 1996 Seller Category: ART MONOGRAPHS Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Excellent Sku: 01583 Notes: As New first edition tall full black cloth, 4to, 11" x 13," silver title to spine, silver Thames and Hudson medallion to front panel. Minor bruising to top front tip, minor wear to spine food on dust jacket, otherwise, pristine. Profusely illustrated with 223 full-color reproductions of the portraits and self-portraits of Francis Bacon, including Lucian Freud, George Dyer, John Edwards, Isabel Rawsthorne, Mick Jagger, Muriel Belcher, and Henrietta Moraes. Text in English by France Borel, introduction by Milan Kundera. 215 pp., including Filmography, Bibliography, and list of Works. Acquired from the private library of Bay Area photorealist, Robert Bechtle and art historian, Whitney Chadwick. Laid in is a clipping from the San Francisco Examiner reviewing the biopic "Love is the Devil" with Derek Jacobi as Bacon and Daniel Craig as his lover, George Dyer. A close-up examination of Bacon's figurative invention with careful attention paid to his exquisite use of color. A marvelous copy with special association value. Due to fluctuating shipping rates, heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.