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#francis bacon

# francis-bacon - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015

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

# francis-bacon - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

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

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 - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

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

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

# francis-bacon - Saturday 16 November, 2013

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

Plus: What’s the average monthly rent in Ireland?

# francis-bacon - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

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

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 - Friday 11 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Francis Bacon painting sells for €27 million Bringing Home The Bacon

Francis Bacon painting sells for €27 million

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