Man With A Blue Scarf

Man With A Blue Scarf

On Sitting for A Portrait by Lucian Freud

Book - 2010
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Lucian Freud spent seven months painting a portrait of the art critic Martin Gayford. Gayford describes the process chronologically, from the day he arrived for the first sitting through to his meeting with the couple who bought the finished painting. As Freud creates his portrait, so Gayford produces his own portrait of the artist.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson, c2010.
ISBN: 9780500238752
0500238758
Branch Call Number: 759.2 FREUD-G
Characteristics: 247 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.

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Jun 06, 2014

The interaction between artist and model is described here by Martin Gayford. A concise and well written account of his seven months of sitting for Lucien Freud which includes many plates. This book is a quick read, yet very interesting and informative. Well worth it for anyone interested in art.

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