22 June 1999
Lucian Freud (born 1922)
Head and Shoulders
etching, 1982, on wove paper, second (final) state, after the reduction of the plate, signed with initials in pencil, numbered 11/20 (there were also eight artist's proofs), printed by Terry Wilson of Palm Tree Studies, with the blindstamp, with margins, the full sheet as published, one or two skinned areas at the reverse sheet edges, otherwise generally in very good condition, framed
P. 248 x 299mm., S. 380 x 415mm.
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The reduction of the plate, which cropped the top of the head, was suggested by Freud's friend, the artist Frank Auerbach.
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