Lucian Freud Portrait of Guinness Heir Heads to Auction at Sotheby’s

January 30th, 2019

A Lucian Freud painting of the heir to the Guinness fortune is set to go to auction this March at Sotheby’s London, estimated at  £4.5m-£6.5m. “It is funny with Freud, you don’t really get a grip of how good he was until you see these things in person, especially these works from the 1950s which you don’t see very often,” says  Tom Eddison, a contemporary art specialist at Sotheby’s. “It is so precise and so beautifully executed. It is a really extraordinary painting, a very tender and beautiful portrait.”

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