Reclining Head of Gerda Boehm, 1980-81

Oil on board
45.7 x 49.5 cm / 18 x 19½ inches

FRANK AUERBACH British born 1931

Frank Auerbach is one of today’s leading international artists. His reputation and art first came to wide public attention in 1959 when the British arts review magazine “X” published a feature story on his work.

Auerbach had his first opening in 1956 at the Beaux Arts Gallery in London. His work continued to attract interest among the world art community in the early 1960s. He remains a working artist and major figure today. His reputation as an artist is currently growing, and recent sales of his work have brought surprisingly high prices.