Lucian Freud

Man Posing


Not on display

Lucian Freud 1922–2011
Etching on paper
Image: 695 x 543 mm
Frame: 990 x 840 x 40 mm
Purchased 1987

Catalogue entry

P77182 Man Posing 1985

Etching 695 × 543 (27 3/8 × 21 3/8) on Somerset Satin paper 888 × 738 (35 × 29); plate-mark 695 × 543 (27 3/8 × 21 3/8); printed by Terry Wilson at Palmtree Editions and published by James Kirkman Ltd, London and Brooke Alexander Inc., New York in an edition of 50 plus 15 artist's proofs
Inscribed ‘L.F.’ below image b.r. and ‘11/50’ below image b.l.
Purchased from James Kirkman Ltd (Grant-in-Aid) 1987
Exh: Lucian Freud, British Council, Tate Gallery Liverpool, Feb.–March 1992 (no cat.)
Lit: Roger Bevan, ‘Freud's Latest Etchings’, Print Quarterly, vol.3, Dec. 1986, pp.334–43; Robert Flynn Johnson, ‘The Later Works 1961–87’ in Lucian Freud: Works on Paper,, South Bank Centre 1988, p.21; Jane Norrie, ‘Lucian Freud: Works on Paper’, Arts Review, vol.40, 3 June 1988, p.391; Craig Hartley, ‘Freud as an Etcher’ in Lucian Freud: The Complete Etchings 1946–1991, exh. cat., Thomas Gibson Fine Art Ltd 1991, [p.7]; Nicholas Jenkins, ‘Lucian Freud: The Complete Etchings’, Art News, vol.91, no.9, Nov. 1992, pp.137–8; Craig Hartley, Lucian Freud: Acqueforti, exh. cat., Galleria Arialdo Ceribelli, Bergamo 1994, pp.15–16, repr. p.81

See entry following on P77186.

Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996


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