Lucian Freud, ‘Eli’, 2002, Print, Etching on Somerset Textured White paper, ARCHEUS/POST-MODERN
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Lucian Freud

Eli, 2002

Etching on Somerset Textured White paper
30 1/2 × 37 3/4 in
77.5 × 95.9 cm
Edition of 46
.
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ARCHEUS/POST-MODERN

Of the three etchings of dogs completed by Lucian Freud, Eli is the largest in scale and is …

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In excellent condition, framed
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist lower right
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Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Lucian Freud
British, 1922–2011
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Lucian Freud is considered one of the most important figurative painters of the 20th and 21st centuries. The son of architect Ernst Freud and grandson of Sigmund Freud, Lucian Freud’s early artistic practice was characterized by a meticulously realistic approach to painting. In the mid-1950s, however, Freud diverged from this previous approach in favor of looser brushwork and richer application of color. Freud directed his modified technique and deeply probing gaze toward the discipline of portraiture, which has come to be the core of his oeuvre. Though his style continued to evolve throughout his 70 years of painting, Freud consistently focused on translating his direct perceptions, however subjective, onto the canvas, resulting in portraits that are honest, tender, and psychologically complex.

Lucian Freud, ‘Eli’, 2002, Print, Etching on Somerset Textured White paper, ARCHEUS/POST-MODERN
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ARCHEUS/POST-MODERN

Of the three etchings of dogs completed by Lucian Freud, Eli is the largest in scale and is considered one of the artist's masterpieces in print. Eli has rarely been offered for sale at auction, only three times in fact. Most notably a proof from the Marc Balakjian collection was offered by Christie's in …

Medium
Condition
In excellent condition, framed
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Publisher
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Lucian Freud
British, 1922–2011
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Lucian Freud is considered one of the most important figurative painters of the 20th and 21st centuries. The son of architect Ernst Freud and grandson of Sigmund Freud, Lucian Freud’s early artistic practice was characterized by a meticulously realistic approach to painting. In the mid-1950s, however, Freud diverged from this previous approach in favor of looser brushwork and richer application of color. Freud directed his modified technique and deeply probing gaze toward the discipline of portraiture, which has come to be the core of his oeuvre. Though his style continued to evolve throughout his 70 years of painting, Freud consistently focused on translating his direct perceptions, however subjective, onto the canvas, resulting in portraits that are honest, tender, and psychologically complex.

Lucian Freud

Eli, 2002

Etching on Somerset Textured White paper
30 1/2 × 37 3/4 in
77.5 × 95.9 cm
Edition of 46
.
Contact For Price
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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