A Painter's Progress: A Portrait of Lucian Freud

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For nearly twenty years David Dawson was Lucian Freud's assistant, companion and model. Freud was famously private. He carefully avoided distraction. With few exceptions, he only wanted those he knew well, like the late Bruce Bernard, to photograph him. David Dawson was in a unique position and Freud became comfortable in the presence of his camera. Photographing became part of the daily round of the studio. The results revealed many stages of paintings in progress. Few artists, if any, have had their lives and their work ...

A Painter's Progress: A Portrait of Lucian Freud 2014, Knopf Publishing Group, New York

ISBN-13: 9780385354080

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