Lucian Freud — The Master of the Nude

In this episode of Masterworks: Expert Voices, join Sotheby’s Michael Macaulay in an examination of Lucian Freud’s 'Portrait on a White Cover'. One of the artist’s final reclining nudes, this masterpiece encapsulates Freud's lifelong fascination with the human form. Thick brushstrokes give the painting a sculptural quality that captures the softness and warmth of human flesh. Portrait on a White Cover will be offered as a highlight of Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction. (26 June, London). Click here for more video.

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