Lucian Freud - Double Portrait - 1985-86  RIP 20.07.2011 with such a vast body of work it's hard to have a favourite. he was a master to rival the greatest.

Lucian Freud - Double Portrait - 1985-86 RIP 20.07.2011 with such a vast body of work it's hard to have a favourite. he was a master to rival the greatest.

Lucian Freud exhibit coming to National Portrait Gallery

Lucian Freud Portraits

It’s in this period that Freud’s brushstrokes become increasingly forceful, and the volume of paint on the canvas increases, so that it seems to almost shape the contours of skin or hair . In the portrait of the artist Frank Auerbach, his powerful forehead dominates the canvas. The two men had been friends since the mid-1950s, were great admirers of each other’s work and saw each other frequently. It was at the time he made this portrait that Freud began to use Cremnitz white, a dry…

Lucian Freud Portraits: Painted Life

It’s in this period that Freud’s brushstrokes become increasingly forceful, and the volume of paint on the canvas increases, so that it seems to almost shape the contours of skin or hair . In the portrait of the artist Frank Auerbach, his powerful forehead dominates the canvas. The two men had been friends since the mid-1950s, were great admirers of each other’s work and saw each other frequently. It was at the time he made this portrait that Freud began to use Cremnitz white, a dry…

Lucien Freud 'Girl with a Kitten' (1947) - his first wife Kitty Garman

Lucian Freud Portraits: Painted Life

Lucien Freud 'Girl with a Kitten' (1947) - his first wife Kitty Garman


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Lucien FruedGirl with Cat, 1947Oil on Canvas, 16 x 12 inches

Lucien FruedGirl with Cat, 1947Oil on Canvas, 16 x 12 inches

The Lady Caroline Maureen Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood was a writer and artist's muse, and the eldest child of the 4th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava and the brewery heiress Maureen Guinness. A well-known figure in the literary world through her journalism and her novels, Caroline Blackwood was equally well known for her high-profile marriages, first to the artist Lucian Freud, then to the composer Israel Citkowitz and finally to the poet Robert Lowell.

The Lady Caroline Maureen Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood was a writer and artist's muse, and the eldest child of the 4th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava and the brewery heiress Maureen Guinness. A well-known figure in the literary world through her journalism and her novels, Caroline Blackwood was equally well known for her high-profile marriages, first to the artist Lucian Freud, then to the composer Israel Citkowitz and finally to the poet Robert Lowell.

Portrait of Francis Bacon by Lucian Freud 1952 Oil on Metal, 7.8 x 12.7 cm Tate Gallery  (Stolen while on loan in Berlin in 1988)

Portrait of Francis Bacon by Lucian Freud 1952 Oil on Metal, 7.8 x 12.7 cm Tate Gallery (Stolen while on loan in Berlin in 1988)

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