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Poppy and Hand Puppet

Lucian Freud-Poppy and Hand Puppet-1944

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Poppy and Hand Puppet
Size:
unframed: 18 x 23.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on panel
Creation Year:
1944
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Mr and Mrs Ernst Freud (acquired directly from the artist); Marlborough Fine Art Ltd, London; James Kirkman Ltd, London; Anon sale, Sotheby's London, 22 October 1998, lot 7; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Marlborough Gallery Inc., Britain Salutes New York: Paintings and Sculpture by Contemporary British Artists, 1983, p. 3, no. 16 (titled Hand Puppet); New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Early Works by Lucian Freud, 1993, p. 49; London, Annely Juda Fine Art, 1945: The End of the War, 1995, no. 21 (illustrated in colour, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Paris, Galerie Denise Rene and Dusseldorf, Galerie Hans Meyer.

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-06-29
Lot Number :
23
Low Estimate :
$718,100[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$1,005,340[-36%]*
Hammer Price :
$646,290
Sold For :
$779,140*