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Lucian Freud

Lord Goodman in his yellow Pyjamas, 1987

Etching with hand-colouring on BFK Rives wove paper
18 9/10 × 22 in
48 × 56 cm
Edition 15/50
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Initialled in pencil, numbered 15/50 (there were also ten artist's proofs), …

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VARIOUS PROPERTIES

Initialled in pencil, numbered 15/50 (there were also ten artist's proofs), co-published by James Kirkman, London, and Brooke Alexander, New York, the full sheet, in very good condition, framed.
Plate 310 x 400 mm., Sheet 480 x 560 mm.

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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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VARIOUS PROPERTIES

Initialled in pencil, numbered 15/50 (there were also ten artist's proofs), …

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VARIOUS PROPERTIES

Initialled in pencil, numbered 15/50 (there were also ten artist's proofs), co-published by James Kirkman, London, and Brooke Alexander, New York, the full sheet, in very good condition, framed.
Plate 310 x 400 mm., Sheet 480 x 560 mm.

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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

Lord Goodman in his yellow Pyjamas, 1987

Etching with hand-colouring on BFK Rives wove paper
18 9/10 × 22 in
48 × 56 cm
Edition 15/50
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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