Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits †

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Lucian Freud: The Self-PortraitsHe's famous for his fleshy, unflinching portraits but in this Royal Academy of Arts exhibition Lucian Freud's subject is himself. Featuring more than 50 paintings, prints and drawings in The Sackler Wing of Galleries, Lucian Freud: The Self-portraits is the first exhibition to focus on his self-portraits. Executed over almost seven decades on canvas, paper and etching plate, the artworks here chart the trajectory through Lucian Freud's development as a painter as well as his life, from young boy to old man. In short, it amounts to a candid and an ongoing study into the process of ageing.

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Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits† Lucian Freud, Reflection (Self-portrait), 1985. Private collection, on loan to the Irish Museum of Modern Art © The Lucian Freud Archive / Bridgeman Images †

Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits - Lucian Freud, Reflection (Self-portrait), 1985. Private collection, on loan to the Irish Museum of Modern Art © The Lucian Freud Archive / Bridgeman Images

Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits Lucian Freud, Reflection (Self-portrait), 1985. Private collection, on loan to the Irish Museum of Modern Art © The Lucian Freud Archive / Bridgeman Images†

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