Modern & Contemporary Day Auction

Modern & Contemporary Day Auction

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Auction Closed

March 7, 03:05 PM GMT


400,000 - 600,000 GBP

Lot Details


Frank Auerbach

b. 1931

Head of J.Y.M. IV

oil on canvas

51.5 by 40.9 cm. 20¼ by 16⅛ in.

framed: 69 by 58.6 cm. 27⅛ by 23⅛ in.

Executed in 1986.

Marlborough Fine Art, London

Private Collection, United Kingdom

Timothy Taylor, London

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Robert Hughes, Ed., Frank Auerbach, London 1990, p. 85, illustrated in colour

William Feaver, Ed., Frank Auerbach, New York 2009, no. 552, p. 300, illustrated in colour

William Feaver, Ed., Frank Auerbach: Revised and Expanded Edition, New York 2022, no. 552, p. 342, illustrated in colour  

London, Marlborough Fine Art, Frank Auerbach – Recent Paintings and Drawings, January – February 1987, no. 15, n.p., illustrated in colour; and illustrated in colour (on the cover)

Paris, Fondation Dina Vierny-Musée Maillol, L'École de Londres: De Bacon à Bevan, October 1998 - January 1999, p. 147, illustrated in colour