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Lucian Freud (1922-2011), Artist

Sitter in 42 portraits
Artist of 4 portraits
Born in Berlin, the grandson of Sigmund Freud, who moved to England at the age of ten. Freud studied at Central School of Art and then the East Anglian School of Painting under Cedric Morris. His first one-man exhibition was at the Lefevre Gallery in 1944. In 1951 Freud won the Arts Council prize at the Festival of Britain and in 1954 his work was shown in the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Celebrated for his clinically raw and intensely observed portraits, Freud was the subject of a major retrospective exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in 2012.

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5199

Lucian Freud

by Sir Jacob Epstein
bronze head, 1949
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5199

5205

Lucian Freud

by Lucian Freud
oil on canvas, 1963
NPG 5205

P797(14)

Lucian Freud

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 17 June 1963
NPG P797(14)

P797(15)

Lucian Freud

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 17 June 1963
NPG P797(15)

5466

Lucian Freud

by Frank Auerbach
etching, 1981
NPG 5466

P724

Lucian Freud

by Henri Cartier-Bresson
bromide print, 1997
NPG P724

P1001

David Hockney; Lucian Freud

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2003
NPG P1001

x81760

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x81760

x87287

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x87287

x87288

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x87288

x87289

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x87289

x87290

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x87290

x87291

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x87291

x87292

Lorna Cecilia Wishart (née Garman); Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x87292

x87296

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x87296

x195020

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x195020

x40102

Lucian Freud; Anne Geraldine Fleming

by Cecil Beaton
contact sheet, October 1950
NPG x40102

x22187

Lucian Freud; Brendan Behan

by Daniel Farson
bromide print, 1 August 1952
NPG x22187

x14083

Lucian Freud

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, April 1956
NPG x14083

x135768

Francis Bacon; Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
vintage bromide print, 1974
NPG x135768

x135769

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
vintage bromide print, 1974
NPG x135769

x135767

Lucian Freud; Frank Auerbach

by Harry Diamond
vintage bromide print, 13 May 1975
NPG x135767

x4114

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
bromide print, 1975
NPG x4114

x128062

Lucian Freud; Queen Elizabeth II

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2001
NPG x128062

x126691

Lucian Freud

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2004
NPG x126691

x126692

Lucian Freud

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2004
NPG x126692

P422

Lucian Freud

by Bruce Bernard
cibachrome print, 1988
NPG P422

6638

Lucian Freud

by David Hockney
pen and ink, 2002
NPG 6638

x195263

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x195263

x195264

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x195264

x195265

Lucian Freud

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, circa 1945
NPG x195265

x194024

Lucian Freud; Lady Caroline Blackwood

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 8 December 1953
NPG x194024

Z13153

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
bromide print, 1970s
NPG Z13153