An image of Eli

Lucian Freud

(Germany, England 08 Dec 1922 – 20 Jul 2011)

Eli

Location
Not on display
Further information

The present etching, 'Eli', represents a dozing whippet, the pet of Freud's friend, David Dawson. Freud was inspired to make etchings of dogs on two previous occasions but this is the largest and most impressive of his canine prints.

Year
2002
Media
Print
Medium
etching
Dimensions
66.0 x 84.5 cm platemark; 77.5 x 95.3 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "L.F". Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Margaret Olley 2003
Accession number
106.2003
Copyright
© Estate of Lucian Freud/Bridgeman Art Library