a) Three Figures and Portrait (1975) by Francis Bacon
|Three Figures and Portrait (1975) by Francis Bacon|
b) References "After the Bath, Woman Drying Herself (c.1890-95" By Edgar Degas?
The spine, which is almost coming out of the skin of the left hand figure, can be curiously associated with Bacon's comment on a Degas pastel, After the Bath, Woman Drying Herself (c.1890-95, National Gallery, London).
- Francis Bacon: Within it the spine is referenced as having a grip and twist
and that 'you're more conscious of the vulnerability of the rest of the
body than if he had drawn the spine naturally up to the neck. [The
Brutality of Fact: Interviews with Francis Bacon by David Sylvester,
www.francis-bacon.com/news/ catalogue-raisonne-focus-th ree-figures-and-portrait-1 975)
|"After the Bath, Woman Drying Herself (c.1890-95" By Edgar Degas|
c) Back of chair becomes the yellow curve . The towel becomes the biomorph perched on it
d) Spine becomes a different sort of spine, inverted and loose
e) Washing bowl becomes a hoop
f) Woman's behind on the seat becomes the small biomorph sitting on the frame