Lucian Freud, ‘Head and Shoulders of a Girl’, 1990, Print, Etching, ARCHEUS/POST-MODERN
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Lucian Freud

Head and Shoulders of a Girl, 1990

Etching
27 1/4 × 21 1/2 in
69.2 × 54.6 cm
Edition of 50
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$55,000
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ARCHEUS/POST-MODERN

This large scale etching, virtually life size, was made by Lucian Freud after his major painting of …

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Brooke Alexander Inc., New York, and James Kirkman, London
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.

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This large scale etching, virtually life size, was made by Lucian Freud after his major painting of the same subject titled Lying by the Rags, 1988-89 (illustrated below) which is in the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Oslo, Norway. The sitter, artist Sophie de Stempel, is the subject of another major, related work, …

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In excellent condition
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed and numbered by the artist
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Publisher
Brooke Alexander Inc., New York, and James Kirkman, London
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

Head and Shoulders of a Girl, 1990

Etching
27 1/4 × 21 1/2 in
69.2 × 54.6 cm
Edition of 50
.
$55,000
Ships from Long Island City, NY, US
Free shipping worldwide
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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