By the Seashore, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Pierre Renoir February 1841 – 3 December was a French artist who was a leading painter of the Impressionist movement. He was a celebrator of beauty and especially feminine sensuality.
Bacon first met Lucian Freud 1943 and they became close friends. Freud painted a portrait of Bacon and Bacon produced several portraits of Freud, some of which were based on the series of photographs taken by John Deakin. (The Estate of Francis Bacon