Estate of Lucian Freud Donates 40 Works by Frank Auerbach to Nation

May 16th, 2014

Frank Auerbach, Rebuilding the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, 1962, via Art NewspaperIn lieu of paying an inheritance tax, the estate of Lucian Freud has donated a selection of 40 works by Frank Auerbach has been donated to the United Kingdom, covering an approximate £16,250,000 tax bill.  The works will be divided into 11 groups and distributed by Arts Council England to various public collections.

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