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David Dawson

(1960-), Artist; painter and photographer

Artist of 26 portraits
David Dawson studied painting at the Chelsea School of Art and at the Royal College of Art. He met Lucian Freud soon after he had completed his MA and began to work as his studio assistant. In 2000, he began photographing the daily life of Freud's studio, documenting the progress of the artist's work and showing the artist and model together in the studio.

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David Hockney; Lucian Freud, by David Dawson - NPG P1001

David Hockney; Lucian Freud

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

'Lucian Freud's studio with 'Night Portrait, Face Down', by David Dawson - NPG x126309

'Lucian Freud's studio with 'Night Portrait, Face Down'

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, circa 1999
NPG x126309

Lucian Freud; Queen Elizabeth II, by David Dawson - NPG x128062

Lucian Freud; Queen Elizabeth II

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

Queen Elizabeth II, by David Dawson - NPG x128570

Queen Elizabeth II

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2001
NPG x128570

'St James's Palace, 'Portrait of the Queen', by David Dawson - NPG x126311

'St James's Palace, 'Portrait of the Queen'

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2001
NPG x126311

'A night sitting for David Dawson', by David Dawson - NPG x126312

'A night sitting for David Dawson'

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2002
NPG x126312

'Etching plate for Eli', by David Dawson - NPG x126314

'Etching plate for Eli'

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2002
NPG x126314

Nicola Chambers, by David Dawson - NPG x126315

Nicola Chambers

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2002
NPG x126315

Andrew Parker Bowles, by David Dawson - NPG x126303

Andrew Parker Bowles

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2003
NPG x126303

'Eli on the red chair', by David Dawson - NPG x126313

'Eli on the red chair'

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2003
NPG x126313

Andrew Parker Bowles, by David Dawson - NPG x126317

Andrew Parker Bowles

by David Dawson
C-type colour print, 2003
NPG x126317

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