“How can you work for an audience? What do you imagine that an audience would want? I have got nobody to excite except myself, so I am always surprised if anybody else likes my work sometimes...”
FIRST EDITION, RARE HARDCOVER ISSUE, SIGNED BY FRANCIS BACON.
Published in 1987 for an exhibition of Bacon's work at the Marlborough Gallery in New York, from May 7 - July 31, 1987. Complete with 14 color illustrations of which 5 are on gatefold. Includes an unpublished interview with Francis Bacon by David Sylvester.
Signed by Bacon in ink across the top of the front free endpaper. An outstanding example of Bacon's signature.
New York: Marlborough, 1987. Quarto (approx. 10x12 inches), original gray cloth, original pictorial dust jacket. Bump to top corner of spine, visible in extreme corner of pages, otherwise fine. Extremely rare signed.
Price: $3,200 .