Francis Bacon (artist)

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Francis Bacon
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Francis Bacon

28 October 1909
Died28 April 1992 (aged 82–83)
Known forPainting
Notable work
Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion

Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) was an Irish-born British painter. He was famous for his disturbing paintings of crucifixions, popes, self-portraits, and portraits of close friends. He was one of the most recognized British painters of the 20th century.