Lucian Freud

1 portrait on display in Room 33 at the National Portrait Gallery

Lucian Freud, by Sir Jacob Epstein, 1949 - NPG 5199 - Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

Lucian Freud

by Sir Jacob Epstein
bronze head, 1949
15 3/4 in. (400 mm) high
Purchased, 1978
Primary Collection
NPG 5199


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  • Lucian Freud (1922-2011), Artist. Sitter in 42 portraits, Artist of 4 portraits.

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  • Sir Jacob Epstein (1880-1959), Sculptor. Artist of 14 portraits, Sitter in 67 portraits.

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At the time this bust was made Freud was married to Epstein's daughter, Kitty, subject of a series of paintings that are among the best-known examples of Freud's early work. it was derived from a head and shoulders portrait of 1947.

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