Recent Paintings 1968-1974.New York : 1975 Stock Code: 139137
NotesFirst edition, first impression, inscribed by the artist on the dedication page "For Geoffrey, with deep admiration and affection. Francis Bacon 18/3/75". This was the catalogue for the exhibition of Bacon's recent paintings held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from 20 March to 29 July 1975; Bacon inscribed the book a couple of days before the exhibition started. The book includes an interview of the artist by Peter Beard.
Oblong quarto. Original printed wrappers, window frame to front wrapper.
With 36 colour illustrations of Bacon's paintings.
Light rubbing and peripheral creasing, slight chip at head of spine, contents clean. A very good copy.
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