Francis Bacon Paintings Discovered on Backs of Other Works

February 21st, 2013

One of the Francis Bacon Fragments Discovered in Britain This Week, via BloombergSeveral works by painter Francis Bacon have been discovered on the backs of amateur paintings, and are expected to sell for at least £100,000 at auction next month.  The works, which bear similar elements to Bacon’s “Pope” paintings, were found on the back of several works by Guildford painter Lewis Todd.  Both artists had been given supplies by Cambridge’s Heffer Gallery, but it is uncertain how Bacon’s canvases ended up at the gallery.  Read more at Bloomberg