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Lucian Freud (British, 1922 - 2011)
Head of Ib
1988
Etching
Edition of 40
Signed with the initials and numbered in pencil
Sheet: 14 1/4 x 11 inches (36.83 x 27.94 cm)
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Etching, 1988, a fine, fresh impression of the only known state, the full sheet, printed on smooth white Somerset Satin paper, with margins, hand-signed with the initials and numbered in pencil by the artist, executed in an edition of 40 (there were also X Artist's Proos), printed by Marc Balakjian at Studio Prints, London, published by James Kirkman, London and Brooke Alexander, New York, in fine condition, framed.

Exhibited:

New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Lucian Freud: The Painter's Etchings, 16 December 2007 - 10 March 2008, another example.
 
Birmingham, Waterhall Gallery of Modern art, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Lucian Freud Etchings 1946-2004, 29 January - 02 May 2005, no.29, another example.
 
Cambridge, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Lucian Freud Etchings 1946-2004, 15 October - 23 December 2004, no.29 another example
 
Kendal, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Lucian Freud Etchings 1946-2004, 25 June - 25 September 2004, no.29, another example.
 
Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Lucian Freud Etchings 1946-2004, 02 April - 13 June 2004, no.29, another example.

Literature:

Figura, Starr.  Lucian Freud: The Painter's Etchings. 2007, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, p.86, plate 54 illustrated (another example).
 
Hartley, Craig.  Lucian freud Etchings 1946-2004, 2004, Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge in association with Marlborough Graphics, London, no.29.
 
Hartley, Craig.  The Etchings of Lucian Freud.  A Catalogue Raisonné 1946-1995.  1995, London, Marlborough Fine Art, no.35 (another example).

Notes:

Please note the plate size of this work is 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches (20.95 x 14.6 cm)