Two Men
Lucian Freud - 1987-1988
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Freud began this painting while working on a full-length double portrait of the same two men in which the naked figure is standing. He became so absorbed in this work that he temporarily put aside the larger painting. As in many of Freud\'s paintings, the scene at first seems peaceful but is fraught with underlying tension. The pose of the clothed man who gently rests his hand on the other\'s calf looks casual, yet is slightly provocative.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Scotland - Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Dates: 1987-1988
Artist age:Approximately 66 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 106.7 cm (42.01 in.), Width: 75 cm (29.53 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member johnno on 10 August 2010.
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