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Frank Auerbach

(1931-), Painter

Sitter in 25 portraits
Artist of 5 portraits
Berlin-born artist, Auerbach was sent to England by his parents as a refugee from Nazi Germany in 1939. Taking British nationality in 1947, Auerbach trained under David Bomberg at Borough Polytechnic, at Saint Martin's School of Art (1948-52) and the Royal College of Art (1952-5). The artist's style is distinctive; thickly impastoed paintings and heavily worked drawings. The artist works and reworks his paintings over long periods and drawings evolve from repeated revision. His subjects are confined to a handful of close friends and family, or to scenes of the North London area in which he is resident.

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Frank Auerbach, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(3)

Frank Auerbach

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 10 April 1962
NPG P797(3)

Frank Auerbach, by Peter Saunders - NPG 6245

Frank Auerbach

by Peter Saunders
pencil, 1993
NPG 6245

Frank Auerbach, by Frank Auerbach - NPG 6611

Frank Auerbach

by Frank Auerbach
pencil and graphite, 1994-2001
NPG 6611

Frank Auerbach, by Daniel Farson - NPG x25194

Frank Auerbach

by Daniel Farson
semi-matte bromide print, July 1948
NPG x25194

Frank Auerbach, by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski - NPG x13704

Frank Auerbach

by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1965
NPG x13704

Frank Auerbach, by Bob Collins - NPG x128699

Frank Auerbach

by Bob Collins
modern bromide print from original 35mm negative, 1972
NPG x128699

Frank Auerbach, by Bob Collins - NPG x199363

Frank Auerbach

by Bob Collins
35mm negative, 1972
NPG x199363

Frank Auerbach, by Bob Collins - NPG x199362

Frank Auerbach

by Bob Collins
35mm negative, 1972
NPG x199362

Frank Auerbach, by Bob Collins - NPG x199364

Frank Auerbach

by Bob Collins
35mm negative, 1972
NPG x199364

Frank Auerbach, by Bob Collins - NPG x199365

Frank Auerbach

by Bob Collins
35mm negative, 1972
NPG x199365

Frank Auerbach, by Bob Collins - NPG x199366

Frank Auerbach

by Bob Collins
35mm negative, 1972
NPG x199366

Frank Auerbach, by Bob Collins - NPG x199367

Frank Auerbach

by Bob Collins
35mm negative, 1972
NPG x199367

Frank Auerbach, by Bob Collins - NPG x199368

Frank Auerbach

by Bob Collins
35mm negative, 1972
NPG x199368

Frank Auerbach, by Bob Collins - NPG x34122

Frank Auerbach

by Bob Collins
bromide fibre print, 1972
NPG x34122

Lucian Freud; Frank Auerbach, by Harry Diamond - NPG x135767

Lucian Freud; Frank Auerbach

by Harry Diamond
vintage bromide print, May 1975
NPG x135767

Frank Auerbach, by Michael Ward - NPG x88841

Frank Auerbach

by Michael Ward
bromide print, 21 January 1983
NPG x88841

Frank Auerbach, by Nicholas Sinclair - NPG x87733

Frank Auerbach

by Nicholas Sinclair
gelatin silver print, 1998
NPG x87733

Frank Auerbach, by Kevin Davies - NPG x137501

Frank Auerbach

by Kevin Davies
C-type colour print, 15 June 2001
NPG x137501

Frank Auerbach, by Eamonn McCabe - NPG x131778

Frank Auerbach

by Eamonn McCabe
C-type colour print, 2003
NPG x131778



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