Scroll up
Skip to main content

This site is operated by the Executor of the Francis Bacon Estate and the Executors of the John Edwards Estate.

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use this site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using this site.


The Executors of the Francis Bacon Estate ("we", "our" and related expressions) is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in this site (including its layout, design and graphics), subject to the qualification mentioned in the next paragraph, in all materials published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

Many photographs of Francis Bacon's works are reproduced on this site. We have taken all reasonable steps to ensure that we and/or the Executors of the John Edwards Estate are the owner or licensee of the copyright in each photograph reproduced on this site. However, given the large volume of published photographs of Francis Bacon's works in public circulation generally, it is possible that we may have inadvertently reproduced a photograph which we are not authorised to do so. No permission is given by the copyright owner of any such unauthorised photograph and any visitor to this site who uses or downloads it may infringe the owner's rights. If you believe that you are the copyright owner of a photograph reproduced on this site without your authority, please contact

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal non-commercial use only and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way or create any derivative material from it.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.

If you print off, copy or download any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.


This site and the material displayed on it is provided on an "as is" basis without any guarantees or warranties of any kind, express or implied. To the extent permitted by law, we, our employees and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it (including, without limitation any liability for loss of income or revenue, loss of business, loss of profits or contracts and loss of goodwill) and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.