Francis Bacon was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1909. He emerged as one of the leading painters of the 20th century during the 40s and 50s. Bacon expanded the possibilities of figurative art with a bold, expressionistic style at a time when abstraction was the dominant mode. He was also one of the first artists to depict overtly homosexual themes.
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Francis Bacon' Essays do at first seem rather difficult to the modern reader but to those who persevere they are valuable and enlightening meditations on the major themes we all face on our journeys through life. I might also point people toward Montaigne' Essays which are also in the public domain.
Get this from a library! Essays of Francis Bacon. (Francis Bacon) -- This collection contains fifty-eight essays, published at various times between 1597 and 1625, on subjects ranging among state policy, personal conduct, and the appreciation of nature. Bacon has been.
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Resumo Essays One of the major political figures of his time, Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) served in the court of Elizabeth I and ultimately became Lord Chancellor under James I in 1617. A scholar, wit, lawyer and statesman, he wrote widely on politics, philosophy and science - declaring early in his career that 'I have taken all knowledge as my province'.
About The Essays. The genius of Francis Bacon is nowhere better revealed than in his essays. Bacon’s education was grounded in the classical texts of ancient Greece and Rome, but he brought vividness and color to the arid scholasticism of medieval book-learning.