LUCIAN FREUD (1922-2011)
LUCIAN FREUD (1922-2011)
LUCIAN FREUD (1922-2011)
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LUCIAN FREUD (1922-2011)

Lobster

Details
LUCIAN FREUD (1922-2011)
Lobster
conté crayon and graphite on paper
17 3⁄8 x 22 7⁄8in. (44.2 x 58.2cm.)
Executed in 1944
Provenance
Private Collection, United Kingdom (acquired directly from the artist).
Private Collection, United Kingdom (by descent from the above in 1980).
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2012.
Literature
C. Lampert, Lucian Freud, exh. cat., The Hague, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, 2008, p. 164 (illustrated in colour, p. 106).
M. Holborn (ed.), Lucian Freud on paper, London 2008, p. 94 and 160, no. 52 (illustrated in colour, p. 95).
M. Gayford, Man with a Blue Scarf: On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud, London 2010, p. 241 (illustrated in colour, p. 206).
Exhibited
London, The Lefevre Gallery, New Paintings and Drawings by Lucian Freud, Felix Kelly and Julian Trevelyan, 1944, p. 2, no. 14.
Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Lucian Freud, 2007, p. 164 (illustrated in colour, p. 106).
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