Definition of Francis Bacon from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Francis Bacon

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(1909-92) an Irish painter who lived in England from 1928. He often painted people who were in pain or who were being treated in a cruel way, making their bodies look ugly and twisted in order to emphasize their pain. He destroyed any of his paintings that he was not satisfied with.

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