Lucian Freud

British
1981
Frank Auerbach (British (born in Germany), born in 1931)


Dimensions

Platemark (each of three): 15 x 13.5 cm (5 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.) Sheet: 30 x 53.3 cm (11 13/16 x 21 in.)

Accession Number

2007.356

Medium or Technique

Etching in black and gray inks on white wove paper

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Three proofs for the portrait of Lucian Freud from Frank Auerbach’s print series, “Six Etchings of Heads” printed on one sheet.

Inscription

Graphite, l.r.: Trial Proof

Signed

Graphite, l.r.: Auerbach

Provenance

Terry Willson (printer at Palm Tree Editions); from whom to Osborne Samuel, LLP, London; sold by Osborne Samuel to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© Frank Auerbach