Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

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Lucian Freud

Boat, Connemara

Auction Closed

October 14, 06:49 PM GMT


750,000 - 950,000 GBP

Lot Details


Lucian Freud

1922 - 2011

Boat, Connemara

pen, black ink and tempera, with touches of white heightening, on thin Whatman paper

44.9 by 56 cm. 17½ by 22⅛ in.

Executed in 1951.

W.G. Howell, London (acquired directly from the artist circa 1951)

Private Collection (thence by descent from the above)

Christie’s, London, 14 February 2012, Lot 9

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Phoebe Hoban, Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open, Boston and New York, 2014, pp. 41-42

Anon., 'Société du Salon du dessin', 25 Anniversaire du Salon du Dessin 1991-2016, 2016, p. 237, illustrated 

Aidan Dunne, 'Lucian Freud and Jack B. Yeats: A couple of outsiders side by side', The Irish Times, 3 July 2019 (online)

Tom Walker, 'An unlikely couple? Lucian Freud and Jack B. Yeats, reviewed', Apollo Magazine, 6 August 2019 (online)