Francis Bacon Portrait Estimated at $14 million to Head to Christie’s NY

October 10th, 2018

Francis Bacon’s Study of Henrietta Moraes Laughing (1969) previously in the collection of S.I. Newhouse will go to Christie’s New York on November 15 for its postwar and contemporary art evening sale. The piece is estimated at $14 million to $18 million. “It is an honor for Christie’s to present Francis Bacon’s remarkable Study of Henrietta Moraes Laughing from the Collection of S.I. Newhouse,” says Christie’s CEO Guillaume Cerutti. “This consummate canvas by Bacon is a wonderful representation of Mr. Newhouse’s extraordinary eye for quality, that has been constantly reflected throughout his entire art collection.”

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