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Francis Bacon and the Nude

David Sylvester, 'Francis Bacon and the Nude', 2011. Recorded lecture, broadcast at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, 23 May 2001.

Due to Sylvester's poor health, this lecture was delivered as a recording at Dublin’s Gate Theatre, coinciding with the opening of the relocated Reece Mews studio at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane. An edited version of the lecture is published in Francis Bacon: Studying Form, London: Faggionato Fine Art, 2005.

David Sylvester - Francis Bacon and the Nude