Selected Literature and 'Where to view Lucian Freud's works

Where to see works in public collections


  • Abbott Hall Art Gallery, Kendal
  • Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London
  • Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • British Council Art Collection
  • British Museum, London
  • Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford
  • Chatsworth House, Baslow, Bakewell, Derbyshire
  • Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Freud Museum, London
  • Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
  • Hartlepool Art Gallery
  • National Picture Gallery, London
  • New Art Gallery, Walsall (The Garman/Ryan Collection)
  • Manchester City Art Gallery
  • Pallant House Gallery, Chichester
  • Rochdale Art Gallery
  • Royal Collage of Art, London
  • Southampton City Art Gallery
  • Tate, London
  • Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool
  • Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester
  • University of Liverpool, Art Gallery and Collections
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London


  • National Museum and Gallery of Walles, Cardiff


  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery


  • Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
  • Art Gallery of Western Australia
  • Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra


  • Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick


  • Pompidou Centre, Paris


  • Museum für Gegensartkunst, Siegen


  • The Scherings Museum for Realism


  • Museo Thyssen Bornemisza, Madrid


  • The Art Institute of Chicago
  • Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
  • Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (The Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts)
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Saint Louis Art Museum
  • UBS Art Collection
GDK619728: Double Portrait, 1985-86 (oil on canvas), Freud, Lucian (1922-2011)/ Private Collection / © The Lucian Freud Archive / Bridgeman Images

GDK619728: Double Portrait, 1985-86 (oil on canvas), Freud, Lucian (1922-2011)/ Private Collection / © The Lucian Freud Archive / Bridgeman Images

Selected literature

Lawrence Gowing, Lucian Freud, Thames and Hudson, London 1982.

Robert Hughes, Lucian Freud: Paintings, Thames and Hudson, London 1988.

Nicholas Penny and Robert Flynn Johnson, Lucian Freud: Works on Paper, Thames and Hudson, London 1988.

Catherine Lampert, Lucian Freud: recent work, Whitechapel Art Gallery 1993.

Bruce Bernard, Lucian Freud, Jonathan Cape, London 1996.

Richard Calvocoressi, Early Works, Lucian Freud, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh 1997.

William Feaver, Lucian Freud, Tate Publishing 2002.

Sebastian Smee, Lucian Freud, Drawings 1940, Matthew Marks, New York, 2003.

Craig Hartley, Lucian Freud Etchings 1946-2004, National Galleries of Scotland and the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge in association with Marlborough Graphics, London 2004.

Sebastian Smee, Lucian Freud 1996-2005, Jonathan Cape, London, 2005.

Freud at Work, Photographs by Bruce Bernard and David Dawson, introductory interview by Sebastian Smee, Jonathan Cape, London, 2005.

William Feaver, Lucian Freud, Rizzoli International Publications Inc. New York, 2007.

Starr Figura, Lucian Freud: The Painter’s Etchings, The Museum of Modern art, New York, 2007.

Sebastian Smee, Lucian Freud, Taschen, Cologne, 2007.

Catherine Lampert, Lucian Freud, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin 2007.

Sebastian Smee and Richard Calvocoressi, Lucian Freud: On Paper, Jonathan Cape, London, 2008.

Lucian Freud, Early Works 1940-59, Hazlitt Holland Hibbert, London, 2008.

Cecile Debray, Lucian Freud: L’Atelier, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2010.

Lucian Freud Portraits - National Portrait Gallery 2012.

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