In 1998 the Tate Gallery purchased 42 works on paper from the 1950s and 60's in gouache, oil paint, ink, ballpoint pen and pencil from Paul Danquah and Peter Pollock, friends of the artist, and the estate of Sir Stephen Spender. Other museums holding works by Bacon include the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; and the Foundation Beyeler, Riehen.
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