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Head and Shoulders of a Girl. 1990
* 1922 in Berlin † 2011 in London
Size of plate: 69.5 x 54.5 cm. Size of sheet: 78 x 63.5 cm. Edition of 50, signed and numbered.
Paper: Somerset Soft White. Proofed and printed by Marc Balakjian at Studio Prints, London (2 April 1990) and published by James Kirkman (London) and Brooke Alexander (New York). Literature: Craig Hartley, 1995, The Etchings of Lucian Freud, A catalogue raisonne 1946 - 1995, no. 41. The related painting is Lampert 1993, no.58. A photograph of Marc Balakjian wiping this plate during the printing of the edition is reproduced in figure 4 ( see also Turner 1990, fig. 246).