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Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015
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Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015

Jul 20th 2017, 12:26 PM 10,703 Views 23 Comments

Five paintings by the British artist were stolen from the home of a friend of Bacon in July 2015.

'Lost' Francis Bacon work found on back of two Irish paintings up for sale at bargain price
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'Lost' Francis Bacon work found on back of two Irish paintings up for sale at bargain price

Mar 9th 2016, 4:37 PM 21,347 Views 19 Comments

The unfinished painting, titled ‘Figure’, has been made whole for the first time in 60 years. Bacon’s paintings are among the most expensive in the world.

Francis Bacon triptych expected to make $80m at New York auction
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Francis Bacon triptych expected to make $80m at New York auction

May 13th 2014, 11:51 AM 5,685 Views 11 Comments

The Irish-born artist’s ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ sold for $142.4 million last year.

Facebook, Haughey and Love/Hate: The week in numbers
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Facebook, Haughey and Love/Hate: The week in numbers

Nov 16th 2013, 7:30 PM 11,386 Views 6 Comments

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Sold! Francis Bacon painting sells for $142 million - the most expensive ever
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Sold! Francis Bacon painting sells for $142 million - the most expensive ever

Nov 13th 2013, 8:21 AM 18,721 Views 85 Comments

The price was $60 million more than the auctioneers had expected as seven bidders pushed the price up during a fast-moving auction.

Francis Bacon painting sells for €27 million
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Francis Bacon painting sells for €27 million

Feb 11th 2011, 12:52 PM 1,232 Views 0 Comments

An anonymous buyer pays three times the pre-sale price at an auction in London.