Lucian Freud, ‘Woman on a Bed’, 1991-1992, Phillips
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Lucian Freud

Woman on a Bed, 1991-1992

Etching on Somerset Satin White Paper with full margins
9 2/5 × 8 3/10 in
24 × 21 cm
Edition 12/30 + 10AP
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Executed in 1991-1992, this work is number 12 from an edition of 30 plus 10 artist's proofs, …

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Signed with the artist's initials and numbered '12/30 L.F.' lower left and lower right respectively
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, ‘Woman on a Bed’, 1991-1992, Phillips
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Executed in 1991-1992, this work is number 12 from an edition of 30 plus 10 artist's proofs, published by Matthew Marks Gallery, New York and James Kirkman, London.

image: 24 x 21 cm. (9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)
sheet: 44 x 39 cm. (17 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.)"

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed with the artist's initials and numbered '12/30 L.F.' lower left and lower right respectively
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

Woman on a Bed, 1991-1992

Etching on Somerset Satin White Paper with full margins
9 2/5 × 8 3/10 in
24 × 21 cm
Edition 12/30 + 10AP
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