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Frank Auerbach

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Frank Auerbach, by Peter Saunders, 1993 - NPG 6245 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Frank Auerbach

by Peter Saunders
pencil, 1993
11 3/8 in. x 8 1/4 in. (290 mm x 209 mm)
Purchased, 1994
Primary Collection
NPG 6245

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  • Frank Auerbach (1931-), Painter. Sitter in 17 portraits, Artist of 5 portraits.

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German-born artist, settled in England in 1939; known particularly for thickly impastoed portraits of close friends and depictions of London landscapes. Auerbach posed for the artist in the Coach and Horses public house in Soho and the drawing relates to a painting commissioned by London Underground.

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