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Lucian Freud

Pluto aged Twelve, 2000

Etching on Somerset White wove paper
22 2/5 × 28 1/2 in
57 × 72.5 cm
Edition 23/46
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Initialled in pencil, numbered 23/46 (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by Matthew …

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Initialled in pencil, numbered 23/46 (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, the full sheet, in very good condition, framed.
Plate 432 x 597 mm., Sheet 570 x 725 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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Initialled in pencil, numbered 23/46 (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by Matthew …

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Initialled in pencil, numbered 23/46 (there were also 12 artist's proofs), published by Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, the full sheet, in very good condition, framed.
Plate 432 x 597 mm., Sheet 570 x 725 mm.

Christie's Special Notice
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale …

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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

Pluto aged Twelve, 2000

Etching on Somerset White wove paper
22 2/5 × 28 1/2 in
57 × 72.5 cm
Edition 23/46
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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