Lucian Freud (1922 - 2011)
Medium: Original Etching, 1984, on Arches White paper, signed by the artist with initials in pencil, with 3 deckle edges.
Size: image: 11½ h × 11½ w in (29.3 × 29.5 cm) ; sheet: 22¼ h × 20½ w in (57 × 53 cm)
Note: The sitter is isabel Boyt (b.1960), one of the artists daughters by Suzy Boys. He had first painted her when she was a child in “Large Interior, Paddington”. Later she was the subject of a painting “Ib (1977/8 Cleveland Museum of Art). Further paintings followed including Ib and her husband (1992 - Private Collection) and Ib reading (1997), several drawings and two more prints. An even grey tone was used for the whole image, apart from the face, which is lighter. In addition to the usual hatching, cross hatching, directional and cross contour line. There is some outline in the shoulder and extensive use off scribble, Literature:
Tony Treves: Lucien Freud Catalogue Raisonne of the Prints: Number 31
Figura , 2007, p.28 Plate 63
Hartley 1995, Number 22
Gayford 2018B - reproduced p.56
Proofed by: Terry Wilson at Palm Tree Editions, London
Published by: James Kirjman , London & Brooke Alexander, New York, 1986
Public Collections: Fundacio Museos Nacionales - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Caracas
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Condition: In very good condition.