Lucian Freud and Picasso works available at auction next month
February 2014 in London
Lady Lambton repeatedly appeared in the works of Lucian Freud over the 25 years of his career - one of which will be exhibited at the February 14 auction at Sotheby's London. The painting Head on a green couch from 1960-1961 exposes Lady Lambton and Lord Durham. Experts estimate a price tag of 2.5-3.5 million pounds as it is named one of the artists greatest works.
Also coming to auction in February, but a Sotheby's rival - Christie's - is a painting by renowned artist Pablo Picasso. The painting is that of the painters wife Jacqueline Roque in entitled 'Femme au costume turc dans un fauteuil' (Woman in a Turkish costume seated in a chair), 1955, which, is estimated to fetch 15-20 million pounds. The Picasso is the centrepiece of an Impressionist and modern art evening auction taking place on February 4 in London.