Francis Bacon and the Lefevre Gallery

Hammer, Martin (2010) Francis Bacon and the Lefevre Gallery. Burlington Magazine, 152 (1286). pp. 307-312. ISSN 0007-6287. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Martin Hammer writes on Francis Bacon's early exhibition history, including his participation in wartime group shows of modern European art at the Lefevre Gallery, London. Comprehensively referencing unpublished letters from the Lefevre Gallery Archive, now in the Tate Gallery Archive, sent between Bacon and the Lefevre's then director, Duncan Macdonald, the article tells of Bacon's early successes and later struggles to sell his ambitious, large-scale paintings in a rather sedate post-War Britain.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of Arts > History and Philosophy of Art
Depositing User: Martin Hammer
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2012 13:07
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2013 16:50
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/31537 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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