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    Sale 7424

    20th Century British Art

    16 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    Lucian Freud, O.M. (b. 1922)

    Bird; and Portrait of a Young Man

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lucian Freud, O.M. (b. 1922)
    Bird; and Portrait of a Young Man
    signed and dedicated 'With Love/to Lornibird/from Lucian' (lower left, the first), dated '11.1.45' (upper right, the first)
    ink and coloured crayons
    3½ x 5 in. (18.9 x 12.7 cm.); 4 x 5 5/8 in. (10.1 x 14.3 cm.), both unframed (2)


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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to the present owner's mother, and by descent.