JYM in the Studio VII by Frank Auerbach

Auerbach's style is a product of his concern with representation or subject and particularly with David Bomberg's teaching that it is the underlying physical nature and dynamic of an image that the artist should perceive.


Oil on board
92.7 x 44.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
Northern Arts

The artist has used the same regular sitters over a very long time always denoting them by their initials. This painting was produced at a time when the artist was experimenting with a restricted palette.


Gift of Artist to Anonymous donor to Northern Arts (the vendor) for disposal.

Venue details

Abbot Hall Art Gallery Abbot Hall, KENDAL Cumbria LA9 5AL 01539 722464 www.abbothall.org.uk

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