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Title

Eli


Artist

Lucian Freud

Germany, England

08 Dec 1922 - 20 Jul 2011


About

The present etching, 'Eli', represents a dozing whippet, the pet of Freud's friend, David Dawson. Freud was inspired to make etchings of dogs on two previous occasions but this is the largest and most impressive of his canine prints.


Details


Date

2002


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Edition

7/46


Dimensions

66.0 x 84.5 cm platemark; 77.5 x 95.3 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "L.F". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Margaret Olley 2003


Location

Not on display


Accession number

106.2003


Artist information

Lucian Freud

Works in the collection

8


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

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