2 of 10 portraits on display in Room 40 at the National Portrait Gallery
© Frank Auerbach / Marlborough Fine Art (London) Ltd / National Portrait Gallery, London
by Frank Auerbach
pencil and graphite, 1994-2001
30 1/8 in. x 22 3/4 in. (764 mm x 577 mm)
Given by The Art Fund, 2002
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- Frank Auerbach (1931-), Painter. Sitter associated with 16 portraits, Artist of 5 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Frank Auerbach (1931-), Painter. Artist of 5 portraits, Sitter associated with 16 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Self-portraits are a rare aspect of the artist's work; this drawing is only one of five self-portraits in existence. Auerbach acknowledges the difficulty in self-portraiture of 'chasing one's own shadow'.
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On display in Room 40 at the National Portrait Gallery