Francis Bacon, recipient: Erica Brausen

Letter from Francis Bacon to Erica Brausen, addressed Salisbury, South Rhodesia

27 February 1951

In Tate Britain

Created by
Francis Bacon 1909–1992
Recipient
Erica Brausen 1908–1992
Title
Letter from Francis Bacon to Erica Brausen, addressed Salisbury, South Rhodesia
Date
27 February 1951
Description
In this letter Bacon mentions that he has produced three small paintings that he is excited about and asks for £50 immediately as he has no money to buy materials. He also mentions his travel plans for the next two months.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
The records were acquired from Erica Brausen by purchase in two batches. The records of stock, sales and purchases, scrap albums and photograph albums were purchased in 1986, and the material relating to Francis Bacon in September 1987.
Reference
TGA 863/6/1/3

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