Man with a Blue Scarf: On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud
10 September 2010
In the Reynolds Room, a John Madejski Fine Room
Lucian Freud, 'Man with a Blue Scarf', 2004. Oil on canvas, 66 x 50.8cm. Private Collection. Lucian Freud archive, photography by John Riddy. Works by Lucian Freud © 2010 Lucian Freud. Lucian Freud spent seven months painting a portrait of art critic Martin Gayford. The resulting book recounts their conversations and gives a rare insight into the artist’s working practice. Gayford previews his book with Freud’s assistant and photographer, David Dawson, and art critic Dr Richard Cork, and signs copies after the discussion.
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