Introduction by Martin Gayford
Appreciation by David Hockney
This accessible guide from National Portrait Gallery Publications features a selection of portraits by Lucian Freud, regarded by many as one of the world’s greatest realist painters. The book includes some of the finest examples of Freud’s work from across seven decades. The portraits are complemented by a chronology illustrated with documentary images and some previously unpublished informal photographs, and introductory texts by Martin Gayford and David Hockney.