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John Deakin

1912 - 1972

Bacon studio material, Francis Bacon, John Deakin, 1950s (detail) Collection Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane © The Estate of Francis Bacon

Several of Francis Bacon’s most significant paintings were based on photographs, which he commissioned from the photographer John Deakin.

 

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Photograph of John Deakin, by Francis Bacon

Bacon studio material, photograph of John Deakin, by Francis Bacon, ca. 1950s. Collection Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane © The Estate of Francis Bacon