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Modern and Contemporary Art
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Artist: Francis Bacon, British, 1909–1992

Study of the Sphinx

1953

Oil on canvas

framed: 214.95 × 153.83 × 9.53 cm (84 5/8 × 60 9/16 × 3 3/4 in.)
Gift of Stephen Carlton Clark, B.A. 1903
1958.3
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
British
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Bibliography: 

Francis Bacon, exh. cat. (Tokyo: National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, 2013), 44, 185, no. 12.

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