17 November 2011
John Craxton, R.A. (1922-2009) and Lucian Freud, O.M., C.H. (1922-2011)
A Freud figure in a Craxton landscape
pen and ink
8 x 10 in. (20.4 x 25.4 cm.)
Executed in 1944 at 8 Abbey Road Mansions, London.
with Christopher Hull Gallery, London, where purchased by the present owner in 1987.
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This work will be sold with a postcard from John Craxton to the present owner, on which he writes 'I have enclosed one of your photos of the Freud/Craxton collaboration. Good times, when we were very good friends'.
Please note that Ian Collins has not contributed to the cataloguing for this lot, as indicated in the catalogue entry.
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