Portrait of Lucian Freud
- Art Funded
- 198 x 137 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £5,000 (Total: £69,500)
- Lord Rendlesham
This early study is said to have been inspired by a photograph of Franz Kafka. It is one of the first works Bacon executed in Rodrigo Moynihan's studio at the Royal College of Art, where he did most of his painting during the next two years. The following year Freud painted a small portrait of Bacon now in the Tate.
Bought by Lord Rendlesham from the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Frederickton, New Brunswick.
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