Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud

Painting People

Book - 2012
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This beautifully illustrated book features fifty of Lucian Freud's portraits and figure paintings, offering an excellent introduction to the work of one of the most innovative figurative artists of the 20th century. Arranged chronologically and ranging over seven decades, from the early 1940s to Freud's death in July of 2011, the book features Freud's portraits of subjects including Kitty Garman and Lady Caroline Blackwood, both of whom were married to the artist; his mother, Lucie Freud; friends and colleagues Martin Gayford and David Hockney; and more formal portraits of subjects including Andrew Parker Bowles and Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza.
Publisher: Richmond, Vic. : Hardie Grant Books, 2012.
ISBN: 9781742703770
Characteristics: 95 p. : col. ill., ports. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Painting people

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stewstealth
Mar 09, 2014

Accompanying catalog to an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Very brief essays on how the artist worked along with a chronology. This catalog contains a good number of illustrations. Worth it for anyone who is interested.

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