Sarah Howgate, with Michael Auping and John Richardson.
National Portrait Gallery. London. 2012. First edition, first printing. Hardback; grey boards, dust jacket. 256 pages. 131 colour and b&w plates, 74 text illustrations. English. 305 x 235mm. 1.7kg. 9781855144415. Near fine.
The catalogue for the retrospective exhibition of Lucian Freud's Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery in London, in 2012. Over 130 of Freud's paintings, drawings and etchings were exhibited, and are now illustrated here. The works were selected in collaboration with the late Freud. Sitters include friends, family members, artists such as Hockney, Auerbach and Bacon. The catalogue includes essays, memories of Freud by his friend John Richardson, and previously unpublished interviews with the artist.