London: Jonathan Cape, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover : pp. [1-6] 7-360; 290 'plates'; List of plates; Black cloth covered boards with bold white lettering; white lettering on spine; dust jacket with full illustration on front and spine, photo of the artist on the back (photo by Susanna Chancellor).
All edges lightly foxed; small marks on inside front flap of dust jacket and verso of the jacket is foxed; slight foxing on half title; contents are otherwise fine. Near fine / very good. Item #1467
Lucien Freud was a British painter specializing in figurative art. Born in Berlin, he is the grandson of Sigmund Freud. This book draws together many unknown and unpublished early works and reproduces all the later masterpieces from the now vanished early portrait of Francis Bacon to recent huge nudes of the late Leigh Bowery. Bruce Bernard was an English picture editor, writer and photographer.He wrote for the Sunday Times and the Independent.