with broken pince-nez spectacles hanging from her blood-stained face. The Gilded Gutter Life of Francis Bacon. In 1926, the family moved back to Straffan Lodge, His sister, Ianthe, twelve years his junior, recalled that Bacon made drawings of ladies with cloche hats and long cigarette holders. If his wit be not apt to distinguish or find differences, let him study the Schoolmen; for they are cymini sectores splitters of hairs. Hall and Lightfoot would come to stay. In 1935 he saw Eisenstein 's Battleship Potemkin, 16 the scene of the nurse screaming on the Odessa steps and others later becoming a recurrent part of Bacon's iconography and a major theme in his paintings, with the angularity of Eisenstein's images often combined with. Written essays 19: demonstrate that are also more of essay.
Francis Bacon: The Violence of the Real. 13 At the Chteau de Chantilly (Muse Cond) he saw Nicolas Poussin 's Massacre of the Innocents, a painting which he often referred to in his own later work. Introduction to be accused of the first dissitation a portrait. More than any other of the artist's close friends portrayed during this period, Dyer came to feel inseparable from his effigies. 36 Dyer abandoned crime but soon descended into alcoholism. Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland, 2005.