Francis Bacon | Great Artists in Their Own Words

Francis Bacon initially gave up painting due to repeated rejection by the art world, but his war-inspired images soon saw his rise to popularity.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'30''
  • Broadcast year: 2013
Curriculum Connection
  • Art & Design

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Great Artists in Their Own Words
  • Episode: Out of the Darkness (1939-1966)