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Frank Auerbach

Head of Gerda Boehm

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Estimate:

350,000 - 450,000 GBP

Property from an Important Private Collection: Chicago Illinois

Frank Auerbach

Frank Auerbach

Head of Gerda Boehm

Head of Gerda Boehm

Estimate:

350,000 - 450,000 GBP

Lot sold:

837,800

GBP

Property from an Important Private Collection: Chicago Illinois

Frank Auerbach

b. 1931

Head of Gerda Boehm


oil on board

unframed: 61 by 66cm.; 24 by 26in.

framed: 78.5 by 86cm.; 32 by 34in.

Executed in 1977.

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Louvre Gallery, Venice, L.A.

New York, Marlborough Gallery, where acquired by the family of the present owner in the 1980s

William Feaver, Frank Auerbach, Rizzoli, New York, 2009, no. 379, illustrated p. 100 and 281
Los Angeles, L.A. Louver, This Knot of Life, Paintings and Drawings by British Artists, Part II: Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Peter Blake, R. B. Kitaj, Leon Kossoff, 27 November – 22 December 1979
New York, Marlborough Gallery Inc., Frank Auerbach: Recent Paintings and Drawings, 2 - 30 April 1982, no. 7, illustrated in the catalogue