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  • The Chinese artists I've collected include Zhang Xiaogang , famous for his 'Bloodline' paintings of Chinese families, and one not-so-famous painter, Yang Shaobin , who has been called the Francis Bacon of China.

    A Connoisseur of Novelty, Big Apple to Beijing

  • The first famous English scientist of the name Francis Bacon (1220-1292) was a Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation, also first showed air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • The first famous English scientist of the name Francis Bacon (1220-1292) was a Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation, also first showed air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • The first famous English scientist of the name Francis Bacon (1220-1292) was a Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation, also first showed air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • The first famous English scientist of the name Francis Bacon (1220-1292) was a Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation, also first showed air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Nevertheless this period includes in prose one writer greater than any prose writer of the previous century, namely Francis Bacon, and, further, the book which unquestionably occupies the highest place in English literature, that is the King James version of the Bible; and in poetry it includes one of the very greatest figures, John Milton, together with a varied and highly interesting assemblage of lesser lyrists.

    A History of English Literature

  • The carved oak pulpit of early seventeenth-century work, with its sounding-board and iron frame for the hour-glass, demands attention; but the chief attraction of the church for many is the alabaster statue of Francis Bacon, which is placed in a niche in the north wall of the chancel.

    Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans With an Account of the Fabric & a Short History of the Abbey

  • Indeed, the artist aspect is important because Maybury isn't interested in providing a strict biographical account of his subject, namely Francis Bacon, and delivery fact after fact after fact, but instead offers up an investigation or perhaps even an interpretation.

    DVD Times

  • "Francis Bacon" presents 82 paintings and 15 drawings in a comprehensive retrospective of the work of Irish born artist Francis Bacon (1909-1992).

    Time Off Europe Calendar

  • He went so far as to write and star in a play called "I Am Shakespeare" that considered other possible candidates, such as Francis Bacon and the Earl of Oxford.

    This Tony-Nominated Actor

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  • "That man who paints those dreadful pictures."

    --Margaret Thatcher

    April 21, 2011