Portrait of a Man
Lucian Freud - 1946
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This work depicts John Craxton, a fellow painter who shared rooms with Freud in St John\'s Wood in the early 1940s. They spent time together in Paris in 1946, and spent the end of that summer painting in Greece, where this canvas was completed, hence the visible sunburn. Craxton says that this was the time when Freud \'made some of his most limpid and luminous paintings
Owner/Location: Unknown
Dates: 1946
Artist age:Approximately 24 years old.
Dimensions: Unknown
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member johnno on 17 September 2010.
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