Five Francis Bacon masterpieces join the Ferens Art Gallery’s permanent collection redisplay. This includes one of Bacon’s most revered and highly recognised masterpieces, Head VI (1949), from the Arts Council Collection.
A master of modern British art, Bacon’s series was inspired by Diego Velazquez’s 17th-century Portrait of Pope Innocent X.
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Francis Bacon, Head VI 1949, Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London. © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2016
This exhibition has been supported with loans from the Arts Council Collection. Founded in 1946, the Arts Council Collection is the UK’s most widely circulated loan collection of modern and contemporary British art and includes important examples by all of the UK’s prominent artists. For more information please see www.artscouncilcollection.org.uk