© Frank Auerbach / Marlborough Fine Art (London) Ltd / National Portrait Gallery, London
by Frank Auerbach Click on the links below to find out more
6 in. x 5 1/2 in. (152 mm x 140 mm)
- Lucian Freud (1922-2011), Artist. Sitter in 41 portraits, Artist of 4 portraits.
- Frank Auerbach (1931-), Painter. Artist of 5 portraits, Sitter in 24 portraits.
This portrait head was printed from four separate plates printed together.
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