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    Sale 11966

    Prints & Multiples

    21 September 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 101

    Lucian Freud (1922-2011)

    Large Head

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Lucian Freud (1922-2011)
    Large Head
    etching, 1993, on Somerset Satin textured wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered 22/40 (there were also 12 artist's proofs), the second, final state (there are also one or two working proofs of an unpublished trial state) published by Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, the full sheet, in very good condition
    Plate 695 x 546 mm., Sheet 794 x 635 mm.


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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Guy and Marie-Hélène Weil


    Literature

    Hartley 47; Figura 72