Kitty by Andrew Tift

This triptych is a portrait of Kitty Godley, formerly the wife of the painter Lucian Freud and daughter of the sculptor Jacob Epstein.

Details

Medium:
Acrylic on board
Dimensions:
Triptych, each 350 x 250 cm
Art Fund grant:
£15,000 ( Total: £15,000)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
Andrew Tift

Tift was inspired by his lifelong interest in a collection of works given to Walsall by Kitty's mother, including Freud's famous 1948/9 portrait of Kitty as a young woman, and the influence of Freud's work on his own. His style is also influenced by 'Face to Face', a black and white television series from the 1960s. This work was the winner of the 2006 BP Portrait Award.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

The New Art Gallery Walsall Gallery Square, WALSALL West Midlands WS2 8LG 01922 654400 www.thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk/

Entry details

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