Self Portrait, by Lucien Freud. I have looked at this to portray an image of Freud without the stretched and distorted effects applied by Bacon, in a series of three paintings.

Lucian Michael Freud, OM, CH December 1922 – 20 July a German-born British painter. Known chiefly for his thickly impastoed portrait and figure paintings, he was widely considered the pre-eminent British artist of his time.

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

Lucian Freud - Portrait of John Deakin, 1963-64

Lucian Freud portraits the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

Lucian Freud - Portrait of John Deakin, What I really enjoyed about this portrait is the expression on the figures face; he has a whimsical feel with a misguiding smirk. The painting has great character.

Lucian Freud.  Eli and David, 2005-06. In his last years, Freud regularly painted his assistant David Dawson with the whippets Eli and Pluto

Lucian Freud at the National Portrait Gallery – in pictures

Lucian Freud [German-born British Painter, born in Eli and David, oil on canvas National Portrait Gallery.

#Lucian_Freud (1922 – 2011) -british -  Reflection (Self-portrait), 1985

Lucian Freud "Portraits" @ National Portrait Gallery, London

Lucian Freud Portraits at National Portrait Gallery Feb-May 2012 Reflection (Self-portrait), 1985 Private Collection, Ireland © The Lucian Freud Archive.

Lucian Freud: Girl in dark dress (1951)

Girl in a Dark Dress - 1951 Lucian Freud Image dimenstions View All Sizes This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair

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