Artist: Lucian Freud (German/English, 1922-2011).
Title: "Man in a String Chair".
Medium: Color offset lithograph.
Date: Composed 1988-89. Printed 1993.
Dimensions: Overall size: 11 5/8 x 8 5/16 in. (295 x 211 mm).
Lot Note(s): Signed in pencil with the initials (as customary), lower right. Edition unknown, presumed very small. Cream smooth wove paper. Wide margins. Fine impression. Very good to fine condition; affixed to very thin and supple archival acid-free support sheet, not mount/board. Provenance: Private collector, London, England. Comment(s): Rare. No auction records located. Issued to promote the “Lucian Freud: recent work” exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The show consisted of works by Freud created between 1945 and 1993. Apparently there were very small quantities of this lithograph printed for distribution at the opening night reception and they went quickly. The exhibition ran from December 16th 1993 to March 13th 1994. Printed by Amilcare Pizzi S.p.A., Milan, Italy. Image copyright © The Lucian Freud Archive. [29187-2-600]