In Focus: David Allan (1744-1796)
Tue 29 Jan 2019
12:45 - 1:30pm
Francis Bacon's treatment of the human figure was both rooted in tradition and radically modern in its sensibility. Art Historian Dr Andrew Paterson will take the current display of three paintings from the early years of Bacon's career, together with one from the end of his life, as the starting point for an investigation of the artist's unique creative process.
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