Francis Bacon, Pencil on Paper, 64cm*44,5cm, year not indicated.
This week’s Wednesday Painting is Francis Bacon’s Fragment of a Crucifixion.
Some of Francis Bacon’s most well-known pieces are his paintings of screaming popes. I was lucky enough to see one in Norwich years ago and it was just stunning.
Francis Bacon was one of Britain’s greatest painters, deliberately creating pieces to shock and disgust people. His images often included blood and meat, or at least colours which would remind … Continue Reading The Shocking Work of Francis Bacon